The Tiny Town In Washington Where Huge Things Happened

Frenchtown, Washington’s current population is 1,825, but it seems even smaller. Located on the outskirts of Walla Walla, it’s the definition of a sleepy little town. You’d never know it was once the site of an epic (and bloody) battle and several other historic events.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’re interested in learning more, you can visit The Frenchtown Historic site on Highway 12 just outside of Walla Walla, where you can check out the oldest standing cabin in the state. And while you’re at it, check out these historic gems as well.