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Here’s an interesting article from HistoricPomeroy.com on how Pomeroy’s downtown became historic.
from 1882 Drawing from “Historic Sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield Counties, Washington Territory, and Umatilla County, Oregon” Frank Gilbert, Portland, 1882.
When you think of the Palouse, you think of rolling hills, waving fields of grain, maybe even Washington State University.
Henry St. George, Assistant Postmaster at Pomeroy, Washington, was born in New York in 1851. His father, Henry St. George, was an English merchant; his mother was Henrietta St. George. Fifth in a family of eight children, young St. George … Continue reading
The original Buster House Restaurant in the Hotel Revere was named in honor of Eugene “Buster” Pomeroy, son of Edward and Mary Pomeroy and Grandson of Joseph and Martha Pomeroy. Below is a picture of him at about age six. … Continue reading
August 21, 2017, is the 14th Anniversary of Pomeroy’s Downtown being placed on the National and State Historic Registers. It’s actually supposed to be Pomeroy Downtown Historic District, but who’s going to quibble about little details like that. Thank you … Continue reading
While one of the reasons that the Hotel Revere is historic is because it’s old, the main reason is because we’re part of the Pomeroy Downtown National Historic District. We were officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places … Continue reading
An advertisement from a June, 1919, issue of The East Washingtonian said that The Revere Hotel was “Under New Manageneut” and showed O. L. Babcock as the Prop. I haven’t found earlier advertisements listing Mr. Babcock, so I guess that … Continue reading
On one of his hunting trips after he was President, Teddy Roosevelt came way out west. West to Pomeroy and the Hotel Revere. We’ve named one of our Suites after this hunting and fishing President. Located on the 3rd floor, … Continue reading