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Birth of a Historic District

Here’s an interesting article from HistoricPomeroy.com on how Pomeroy’s downtown became historic.

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Viewing the Hotel Revere through time

from 1882 Drawing from “Historic Sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield Counties, Washington Territory, and Umatilla County, Oregon” Frank Gilbert, Portland, 1882.

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Frescos on the Palouse?

When you think of the Palouse, you think of rolling hills, waving fields of grain, maybe even Washington State University.

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Harry St. George

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

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A Short History of the Hotel Revere

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

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An Anniversary

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

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R.I.P. Sally Donovan

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

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