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Name Grant County
Details Grant County in east central Washington is circled by the Columbia River on the south and west and bounded on the north by Douglas County, on the east by Lincoln and Adams counties, on the south by Benton County, and on the east by Douglas, Yakima, and Kittitas counties. It is an agricultural county covering 2,777 sq. miles, and producing wheat, fruit, potatoes, and livestock. It was established on February 24, 1909 by the State Legislature. The county was named for Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth president of the United States, and leader of Union forces in the Civil War who had served at Fort Vancouver in the 1850s.

Associated Records

Image of 288P - 1956.001.

288P - 1956.001.

Light colored barbed stone point. A/L Late Phase - Basal Notch.

Image of 289P - 1956.001.

289P - 1956.001.

Dark colored shouldered stone point with contracting stem. A/L Rabbit Island / Frenchman Springs Phase.

Image of 290P - 1956.001.

290P - 1956.001.

Dark colored shouldered stone point with contracting stem. A/L Rabbit Island / Frenchman Springs Phase.

Image of 291P - 1956.001.

291P - 1956.001.

Medium colored shouldered stone point with expanding stem and basal notch. A/L Hafted knife - age undetermined. These are knives which were placed on handles.

Image of 295P - 1956.001.

295P - 1956.001.

Medium colored barbed stone point with contracting stem and uneven base. A/L "Early" Late Phase projectiles.

Image of 293P - 1956.001.

293P - 1956.001.

Medium colored stone drill. A/L Drills, perforators. Age undetermined. Used to bore or drill into wood, hides, bone, etc.

Image of 296P - 1956.001.

296P - 1956.001.

Dark colored barbed stone point with contracting stem and uneven base. A/L Barbed point, contracting stem, convex base. A/L Rabbit Island / Frenchman Springs Phase - Age undetermined.

Image of 297P - 1956.001.

297P - 1956.001.

Medium colored barbed stone point with expanding stem and flat base. A/L Barbed point, expanding stem, straight base. A/L Non diagnostic projectile - Age undetermined.

Image of 299P - 1956.001.

299P - 1956.001.

Barbed stone point with expanding stem and flat base. A/L Barbed point, expanding stem, straight base. A/L Late Cascade / Columbia River Side Notch - age undetermined.

Image of 2003.003.0001 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0001 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1975. Writing and pictures in blue on white background. "'FAIRS OUR HERITAGE' / GRANT COUNTY FAIR / AUGUST - 13 - 17 / 1975" printed in blue around the outline of Washington State.

Image of 2003.003.0002 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0002 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1976. Writing in blue and pictures in blue and red on white background. "GRANT COUNTY FAIR / AUG. 18 - 22" printed in blue around enlarged "76."

Image of 2003.003.0003 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0003 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1977. Writing in blue and black and pictures in blue, yellow, grey, and black on white background. "GRANT COUNTY FAIR / AUGUST 17 - 21 '77" printed in blue around images of a blue ribbon, wheat, horseshoes, and motto "FROM / COMPETITION / to / COOPERATION."

Image of 2003.003.0004 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0004 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1979. Writing in white and pictures in white and brown on brown background. "GRANT COUNTY FAIR 1979 / Aug. 15 - 19 / Pull for your local fair" printed in white around outline of cow udders.

Image of 2003.003.0005 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0005 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1980. Writing in white and pictures in white and black on black background. "Grant County Fair / Aug. 13 - 17 - 1980" printed in white around outline of Grant County. Outline of Grant County has outline of building and farm with hills in background inside of it.

Image of 2003.003.0006 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0006 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1981. Writing and pictures in red on white background. "Grant County Fair / ADULT / A Family Fair / Aug. 19 - 23 - 1981" printed in red around picture of four stick figures of a man, woman, and two children.

Image of 2003.003.0007 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0007 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1983. Writing and pictures in brown on yellow background. "ADULT / Grant / County / Fair / Aug. 17 - 21 - 1983 / MADE IN USA" printed in brown next to three pictures of possible wheat stalks.

Image of 2003.003.0008 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0008 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, 1990. Writing and pictures in black on blue background. "GRANT COUNTY FAIR / 1990 / GRANDFATHER CUT / LOOSE THE PONIES / GRANT COUNTY - WA" printed in black around pictue of horses running on cliff.

Image of 2003.003.0009 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0009 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, unknown year. Writing in black and pictures in blue and black on white background. "GRANT COUNTY FAIR / ADULT / AUG. 18 - 22" printed in black around pictue of women dressed in blue and white with a blue hat with blue flowers in the foreground.

Image of 2003.003.0010 - 2003.003.

2003.003.0010 - 2003.003.

Fair button from Grant County Fair, unknown year. Writing and pictures in green on white background. "BETTER METHODS FOR AGRICULTURE / GRANT COUNTY FAIR AUG - 16 - 20" printed in green around pictue of a man on a tractor.

Image of 300P - 1956.001.

300P - 1956.001.

Medium colored barbed stone point with expanding stem and notched base. A/L "Early" Late Phase projectiles.