6 results for month: 10/2015



Looking Back – 125 Years City Hall

One hundred twenty-five years ago on October 24, 1890 the City of Cheney’s new City Hall, fire station and jail opened in a new brick building at 111 E [College] Street. Today, the remodeled building houses the Cheney Thrift Store and apartments. You can help us continue to share history by donating here.

Mystery – Harvest Crew

I am hoping someone recognizes the names and can help us identify these men. On the back of the photo is written: Oscar and Edward threshing at a neighbors. From left: Oscar first, then Edward, and John Schroeder is leaning on the tractor wheel. Help us by making a donation https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15

Looking Back – 50 Years Moos Field

Fifty years ago in October 1965, the Cheney Lions Club created Moos Park from the land which had been used as a sports field since 1920. Help us close the gap to continue sharing history. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15

Looking Back – 125 Years – Normal Opens

One hundred twenty-five years ago, on October 13, 1890 the Cheney Normal School opened with sixteen students enrolled and W. Gillette as Principal. Like these glimpses back in time? Click here to help fund them.

Looking Back – 75 Years Geiger

Seventy-five years ago on October 3, 1940, the War Department announced the establishment of an Army Air Corps headquarters north of Cheney, just west of Spokane. It was named Geiger Field. Help us close the gap to continue sharing history. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15