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Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse

Palus Museum

Dodge Quarantine Cabin

Smith Hollow
Country Schoolhouse

113 North Front Street
Dayton, WA

OPEN (April – November)
FRI and SAT from 1:00-4:00 pm.
Other times are by appointment.

Built in 1900, this country schoolhouse was originally located eight miles north of Dayton. Visitors may experience sitting at the wooden desks, writing with chalk on slates and chalkboards, using vintage typewriters, pumping the player piano, and building with a set of Lincoln Logs.

Dodge
Quarantine
Cabin

113 North Front Street
Dayton, WA

OPEN (April – November)
FRI and SAT from 1:00-4:00 pm.
Other times are by appointment.

The cabin was built in 1898 for a soldier returning from the Spanish American War. It was moved in 2017 from the backyard of a Richmond Street home and reassembled on the schoolhouse site. It will be furnished and open for tours beginning the first Friday in April.
 

Palus
Museum
 

426 East Main Street
Dayton, WA

OPEN (April – November)
FRI and SAT from 1:00-4:00 pm.
Other times are by appointment.

The Palus Artifact and Homestead Museum features locally found artifacts from the Palus (Palouse) Indian tribe. Other exhibits focus on the Lewis & Clark Expedition (1804-1806), homestead life, tools, toys, early railroad memorabilia, and much more.
 

Sacajawea
Statue
 

Corner of 1st Street / Commercial Street
Dayton, WA

 
OPEN (All YEAR)
 
 

Dedicated in 2009, the “Arduous Journey” sculpture of Sacajawea is located at the entrance to Dayton’s Historic Pathway. This life-size bronze of the Native-American guide was sculpted by the late Carol Grende.
 
 
 

Smith Hollow Schoolhouse & Quarantine Cabin

Smith Hollow Schoolhouse & Quarantine Cabin
113 N Front St, Dayton, WA 99328, USA
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Palus Museum

Palus Museum
426 E Main St, Dayton, WA 99328, USA
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Sacajawea Statue

Sacajawea Statue
196 N 1st St, Dayton, WA 99328, USA
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Write Us

PO Box 163
Dayton, WA 99328

Call Us

509-540-9560

Email Us

bluemountainheritage@gmail.com