Winter 2021 Nugget Newsletter

As the Nugget went to press we received word the last founding member of the FCHS, Richard M. Slagle, had passed away at the age of 101. Dick was Ferry County’s memory and the community will be at a loss for first-hand historical knowledge without him. We will try to...

Fall 2020 Nugget Newsletter

Summer Closure Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Ferry County Historical Society Museum has been closed this summer. The staff of the Stonerose Fossil Interpretive Center, who have been regulating visitor traffic to the museum have temporarily moved the Stonerose...

Fall 2019 Nugget Newsletter

L.H. Mason building progress Work on the L.H. Mason building, our future museum, is still in the demolition stage. After over a century of additions and modifications there was a lot of material to remove before we could get to the basic structure of the building to...

Spring 2019 Nugget Newsletter

Annual Meeting Draws Record Crowd This year’s annual membership meeting at the Republic Brewing Company attracted over 30 people. Since this was an informational meeting as well as the annual Membership Meeting, not all attendees were members. Architect Ernie Robeson,...

Fall – Winter 2018 Nugget Newsletter

Save the date at the brewery! This year’s Ferry County Historical Society membership meeting will be very different from previous years’ meetings. This one will be fun! Our new venue is the Republic Brewing Company at 26 N Clark Ave. in Republic. The date is Monday,...

Summer 2018 Nugget Newsletter

Courthouse Placed on National Register Early this summer the county received word that the nomination of the Ferry County Courthouse to the National Register of Historic Places was accepted. This means that it has joined the national list of properties that have...

Spring 2018 Nugget Newsletter

Big Gift, Big Opportunity The last two issues of the Nugget have discussed the Society’s need for more space to store, repair and exhibit our large collection. We planned to build a new structure on land adjacent to the J.W. and Elizabeth Slagle house and had begun to...

Winter 2017 – 18 Nugget Newsletter

Visitors from Japan’s Rishiri Island Our 2017 visitors from Rishiri Island High School in Japan are English Teacher Miss Saori Aizawa, and high school juniors Mako Sato and Jin Hiranuma. They are shown here in front of the photographic reproductions of the panels...

Fall 2017 Nugget Newsletter

Whitaker/Fletcher House and Kaufman Cabin Repairs This summer saw some badly needed repairs at the Whittaker/Fletcher house. The metal flashing on the gable over the museum door was reattached by Chris Mullen. The top of the chimney was also repaired and a leak in the...

Fall – Winter 2017 Nugget Newsletter

New Repository Building Planned Repository: “A type of facility that is dedicated to managing, preserving, processing, studying, and storing museum property according to professional museum and archival practices”. (Department of the Interior’s...
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