There is a cabin in
Walla Walla that just might be the oldest standing building in Washington State. credit: youtube credit: youtube The Oldest Building In Washington State Could Be In Walla Walla
The cabin resides in an area next to
Walla Walla along U.S. Route 12 between Lowden and Whitman.
The cabin is located on the old townsite of
Frenchtown, Washington, and is all that remains besides a cemetery. The Prince's Cabin is thought to be the oldest standing cabin in the state of Washington. credit: youtube credit: youtube Where's The Oldest Building In Washington State Located?
The cabin originally sat two miles to the east and was donated to the
Frenchtown Historical Foundation in 2012. credit: youtube credit: youtube
The site where the cabin sits is known as
Walla Walla Frenchtown while the original Frenchtown site is now the unincorporated town of Lowden. Did You Know That Lowden Washington Has Historical Relivance?
Battle of Walla Walla also known as the Battle of Frenchtown is known to be the longest Indian battle in the Washington Territory from December 7th to December 10th, 1855. What Are The Directions To Frenchtown Washington?
Besides the cabin and cemetery site, the
Frenchtown Historic Site also has a registry of family histories and burial records. The cool thing about the Frenchtown site is that's free to explore and you can locate the site at 8364 Old Highway 12 near Walla Walla.
The "oldest" building in
Washington is in dispute but the above video talks about the Prince's Cabin at Frenchtown and explains why the cabin could be the oldest standing cabin in Washington State.
You can read more about the
Frenchtown Historical Foundation and the site here. The Largest Employers in the Tri-Cities
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