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On This Date in 1867

On this date in 1867, former Minnesota farmer, Oliver Hudson Kelley founded the Grange, which became a powerful social and political organization in this region, and throughout the west. In the 1920s and 30s, Ira Shea organized Granges in Tyler, Cheney, and Four Lakes, as well as hundreds of Granges throughout Washington.