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Name Wheeler
Details A small settlement four miles east of the city of Moses Lake in southeast Grant County, WA is named Wheeler. It inherited its name from an older town four miles southeast, which was named by a settler, Elizabeth C. Miller, for the street on which she had lived in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Associated Records

Image of 2006.001.0003 - Supplement, Newspaper

2006.001.0003 - Supplement, Newspaper

Newspaper insert/magazine: "Picture Album." Covers Neppel/Moses Lake, Hiawatha, Mae, and Wheeler, 1909-1952.

1990.001.0305 - Postcard

Postcard (non souvenir type) addressed to "SD# 105, Grant County / Mrs. Ina I. Reid, Clk. / Wheeler, Washington" on front of card. Cancelled green 1 cent Thomas Jefferson stamp in proper upper left hand corner on front. Postmark is "1 SPOKANE / SEP 14 / 230 PM / 1928 / WASH." and is near stamp on front. Below postmark is "THIS SIDE OF CARD IS FOR ADDRESS" printed in green. Reverse of card has typed message: "PLEASE FILE FOR REFERENCE / SPOKANE, WASH 9-14-28 / We thank you for your order of recent date / which has just arrived and will have our careful attention / without any delay other than may be incident to the crowd- / ing of orders at this season of the year. / If you write us

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