Long Ago in the Northern Palouse: An Anthology of Pioneer People, Places and Events
By Glenn Leitz
Topics covered in this nonfiction historical book:
Palouse Region Geology, Geography and Landmarks; Indian History and Tribal People; Wagon Train Settlers; The "Wild West" and Vigilante Justice; Maps that Explain History; Area Promotion and "Boosterism"; Old Newspaper Stories—A Window to the Past; Special Pioneer Stories; More than 50 Historic Maps, Pictures and Sketches
About the Author
Retired farmer Glenn Leitz lives at the same location where he was born near Waverly, Washington. He graduated from Washington State College (now called Washinton State University) with a degree in agriculture in 1952. He then served two years in the Army. Glenn returned home to take up a career in farming.
After retiring, Glenn began to pursue an interest in the area’s pioneer history and became active in a number of historical organizations. He currently is president of the Southeast Spokane County Historical Society.
Glenn has researched and written about local history and has written stories for a number of regional historical publications. He also is author of two other books: Spring Valley: Its History and A History of Waverly.
146 pages / Paperback / 7 x 9 format / 48 photographs, maps and illustrations / Copyright 2005 / $29.95 / Includes CIP Data / ISBN: 0-922993-34-3