06/12/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Follow the fascinating history of the Wenatchee Valley in this bilingual book packed with photos and captivating stories. Read about Wenatchee's diverse past and the amazing variety of people who contributed to the thriving community we are today. Written in a lively and conversational style that readers of both languages can enjoy, it contains nearly 100 photographs from the museum’s collection. "I am so grateful that those of us who live in and love the Wenatchee Valley now have the opportunity to read a more complete story about our community... a must read." -- Rufus Woods of The Wenatchee World This very readable history of Wenatchee describes the many people who have contributed to our region’s development, from Native Americans through early settlers, Asians, Latinos to business and community leaders – with sections on agriculture, transportation, arts and recreation up to the present day. Chris Rader, staff writer for the Wenatchee Valley Museum since 2006, is herself an iconic part of our valley's history: a longtime resident, farmer, educator, public lands public servant, parent, grandparent -- and a musician with the fabulous Saddlerockers!