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Name Marlin
Details Marlin, WA is a community on Crab Creek thirty-one miles west of Odessa on the east central boundary of Grant County. This wheat town was settled by John Marlin in 1871. Mr. Marlin is reputed to have been the first permanent white resident of the Big Bend country. In 1909 and 1914, the town was burned and rebuilt. It was named Krupp by Great Northern Railway officials to please a very influential farmer called Eckhart, whom they presumed to be German. He turned out to be a Scot named Urquhart. When the U.S. became involved in the WWI, the place was renamed Marlin, for the first settler.

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Image of 2006.018.0001 - Pamphlet

2006.018.0001 - Pamphlet

Brochure, possibly published by Brown Neppel Storage Co. Brochure front cover has in black lettering "Third Annual / PREMIUM LIST / Grant County / Agricultural / FAIR / Friday / and / Saturday / Sept. 4 and 5 / 1925 / Neppel, Wash." Lettering bordered by black boarder and black line illustration of flower swag between Fair and Friday. Back cover has in black lettering "Compliments / of / Brown / Neppel / Storage / Co. / Neppel, Wash." Lettering is bordered by a black line and a black illustration of a wreath between Co. and Neppel. Cover is made from brownish paper and pages inside brochure are white. Brochure lists Officers of the Grant County Fair Association (C.W. Scott, P