Monday, April 30, 2018

Joseph LaFortune and his Eureka Saloon at 222 West Main Street.

courtesy of Francis Christiano
Eureka trade token

courtesy of Bob Bennett

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Milton-Freewater Pea Festival in May 1955 hosted Mel Venter and his Breakfast Gang radio show group from San Francisco. File photos courtesy of the Union-Bulletin.

Cars from Milton-Freewater drove Venter troupe from Walla Walla Airport to their stage show in M-F.
Venter in middle of back seat

Julie Mason, vocalist

Aimee, hillbilly vocalist

Leaders that revived the Pea Festival for 1955 after its 3 year absence. First festival was in 1936.