10 results for month: 07/2015


80th Birthday – 1935 Recipe – Date Loaf

Date Nut Loaf Mrs. Richard Roos 1 cupful hot water 1 cupful seeded and chopped dates 1/2 cupful broken nutmeats 1/4 cupful shortening 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cupful brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp soda 1 1/2 cupfuls flour 1/2 cupful graham flour Add the hot water to dates and nutmeats and let stand while preparing the following. Cream the shortening and brown sugar together. Add the egg and beat well. Add the above date mixture to which the soda has been added, then the flour, salt. Stir until well mixed. Pour into a greased pan and bake in moderate oven (350) for 45 minutes.

Looking Back – Duck-pin Bowling Alley

Seventy-five years ago in 1940, Bob Watson opened a four-alley, duck-pin bowling alley upstairs in the Moose Hall. The hall was in the upstairs of the building that today houses Against the Grain and Goofy’s. Support our efforts to share history with a donation here. http://ow.ly/OhtYX

80 for 80 Campaign

We need you! We are creeping closer to reaching the $8,000 we need to stay open. Visitors from all over the U.S. and the world come to the museum to connect with family. You make that possible. $2,173 to go! Give today – close the gap. http://www.cheneymuseum.org/pricing-2/

Looking Back – I90 opens

Fifty years ago in 1965, the new Interstate 90 freeway bypassed Four Lakes, Cheney, and Tyler. The freeway was a mixed blessing. Businesses certainly felt the loss as fewer travelers came through town, and residents were attracted with easy access to stores in Spokane. Help to keep sharing history http://ow.ly/Ohu1H 

Looking Back – 1915 Cascade highway

One hundred years ago in 1915, the road over Snoqualmie Pass opened over the Cascade Mountains, greatly improving east – west travel. You can see a photo album of Snoqualmie Pass history https://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/sets/72157608429782191

Local Funds Well Spent

No corporate jets, no mansions, no overpaid (or even paid) executives. When you give, 100% of the money goes directly to pay for rent, utilities, insurance to keep the doors to the museum open. Give today – close the gap. http://www.cheneymuseum.org/pricing-2/

Looking Back – Cheney Joins PRCA

Twenty-five years ago in July 1990, the Cheney Rodeo Association joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) which brought professional cowboys and prize money to the events. Help to keep sharing our history http://ow.ly/Ohu1H 

80th Birthday – 1935 Ad – Brown & Holter

Isn't she a beauty?

Sharing History With You

We love sharing photos and stories with you. But we can only do it with your support. Your donations are our only source of funding. We receive no government subsidies. Help us reach our $8,000 goal. Give today – close the gap. http://www.cheneymuseum.org/campaign/

Looking Back – Tyler 4th Celebration

One hundred years ago on July 3, 1915, Tyler celebrated the 4th of July with a trap shooting contest, and an eight-mile automobile race, as well as an orchestra, games, and speeches. Support our efforts to share history with a donation here. http://ow.ly/OhtYX