Frontier Towns

Frontier Towns

The Frontier Towns box gives students a glimpse of what living on the Washington frontier was like. From trails to rails, your class will explore the Oregon Trail and pioneer life through maps, documents, cookbooks, artifacts and more!
What's Inside

Reserve your history box today! Please make your reservation at least two weeks in advance.

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Rental Fee: $35 per box for one week; $10 for each additional week.

Because these boxes contain artifacts, someone from your organization must come to the Museum to pick up the box 10:00 AM-4:30 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, and return the box Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM-4:30 PM. Note pick up/drop off is not available on Mondays.

For more information, contact the Education Department

Image: Photographic image of two farm wagons on a dirt road, just after crossing a meandering creek bed in Eastern Washington, circa 1908. A dog sits on the seat beside the driver in the first wagon, pulled by a single horse team. A double horse team pulls the second wagon with a driver and passenger beside him. Basalt bluffs rise in the background. Washington State Historical Society, catalog ID 2013.103.2.