Stevens County Meat Co. - Colville, WA - 1912
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 32.642 W 117° 54.361
11U E 433129 N 5377166
Quick Description: At 126 South Main Street, this is not to be confused with the much larger Rickey Block, one block south, doubtless both built by the well known John Rickey, one of the pioneers of the area.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2014 2:45:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMMK8N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
This site became well known as a city meat market. Charles Wingham bought the old city market in 1905, then in 1913 he tore it down and constructed an “up-to-date” facility that became known as “one of the best equipped and most modern meat markets in the northwest”.
Number 10 in the Colville Tour Booklet

Charles Wingham, proprietor of the Stevens County Meat Co., placed this ad on Page 8 of the March 23, 1912 issue of The Colville Examiner. The Ad was placed in conjunction with The Colville Meat Market, operated by two of the seven or so DuPuis brothers. The year after the ad was placed he tore down the Rickey Building, the original building on the site, built in 1888 and replaced it with the building we see today.

It has been many years since a meat market occupied the building and it is now the home of Edward Jones Investments on the ground floor with apartments above. The interior of the building retains one of the exposed brick walls and the original tin ceiling on the main floor.

Wingham’s Market Head

Wingham’s Market AD

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The Colville Examiner


Date of Publication (required):
March 23, 1912


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