Chesaw, Washington

A cabin in Chesaw
A False Front building in Chesaw
A side view of a False Front building in Chesaw

Chesaw is a ghost town in Okanogan County, Washington.[1] Chesaw was named for the Chinese settler Chee Saw, who arrived in the mid-1890s and married a Native American woman.[2] The town sprang up and thrived during a brief gold rush from 1896 to 1900.[2] Chesaw now hosts a popular annual rodeo held every 4th of July

Notes and references

  1. "Chesaw". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. 1 2 Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6.

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