Quincy Valley
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The Quincy Valley is a unique place with a distinct environment. In the beginning, not even the local Columbia River tribes could find a use for the sagebrush desert, home to jackrabbits, coyotes, and rattlesnakes, but by 1910, immigrants from more than 20 nations called it home. Today the technology of the 21st century knocks on its door. From the early days of dry-land farming, to the abundant orchards and crops nourished by the Grand Coulee Dam, to the data-server farms of major Internet companies, the Quincy Valley provides food and information to the entire world. It is a community of people whose faith, families, and farms have provided physical sustenance and prosperity to its descendants. Their influence extends far and wide as they have spread across the world, serving in both military and civilian careers.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738581613
: Arcadia Publishing
: 12/06/2010
: Washington
: Images of America
: 199 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Local writer Karen Murray was transplanted to Quincy in 1996. She relied on the archives of the Quincy Valley Historical Society, the Quincy Valley Post Register, and private collections to compile this pictorial history of the people, places, and events that have shaped the Quincy Valley.
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