Trailhead Talk Series: Sagebrush to Orchards-The transformation of our valley, 1900-today

View PDF

Come learn about our valley's early history. Using historic photos, local historian, Chris Rader will tell the story of how a sagebrush valley was turned into orchards with the opening of the Highline Canal in the early 1900s.

Chris has recently retired as communications director for the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, and continues to serve as editor and lead writer for their quarterly publication.