Category: Downtown Ellensburg History

A Step Back in Time: History of downtown Ellensburg Vol. 2

Written By: Faith Mehal, PR Coordinator

Welcome back! After taking a few weeks off, I would like to continue our journey through the history of downtown Ellensburg.

Downtown Business Development

Between the years of 1879 and 1889 downtown Ellensburg saw a tremendous amount of growth. In 1886 a train of the Northern Pacific Railroad reached Ellensburg helping to fuel business and population growth.