Hearkening to city's roots

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Caught in a moment of timeless awe, Sam Pambrun---the great grandson to Andrew Pambrun, Hudson Bay Company Chief Trader and aide to territorial governor Isaac Stevens---pauses to speechlessly admire the new monument just unveiled to celebrate Walla Walla's sesquicentennial Tuesday morning on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue. Pambrun was dressed in period attire to portray his great grandfather Andrew and to say a few words during the dedication ceremony.

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Dr. Dorsey S. Baker, co-founder of Baker Boyer Bank (white beard) played by Ron Klicker, walks with E.B. Whitman, played by Dan Clark through the present day mix of downtown traffic as the two head for the dedication ceremony for the Walla Walla sesquicentennial on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue. A stone monument was unveiled Tuesday morning in to celebrate Walla Walla's official 150 year anniversary.

Caught in a moment of timeless awe, Sam Pambrun---the great grandson to Andrew Pambrun, Hudson Bay Company Chief Trader and aide to territorial governor Isaac Stevens---pauses to speechlessly admire the new monument just unveiled to celebrate Walla Walla's sesquicentennial Tuesday morning on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue. Pambrun was dressed in period attire to portray his great grandfather Andrew and to say a few words during the dedication ceremony.

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