Downtown

Why Daffodils for Puyallup Valley?

September 23, 2015 Downtown, Education, Puyallup

If you were to ask a Puyallup resident, circa 1880, what the most common crop in the Valley is, they would of course answer…? Hops??? Yes, it made many farmers Millionaires at the time, but today there is no trace of this crop in Puyallup. What about Daffodils you ask? Well, here’s how it all happened. In 1865 the Puyallup Valley was covered in Hops. By 1900, there were nearly none left due to an hop aphid infestation, as wellRead More

Amazing Pictures of Puyallup’s History

September 23, 2015 Downtown, Education, Puyallup

We found these amazing pictures of Puyallup’s history. You must see them and share with your friends. Oh how times have changed in Puyallup downtown. What do you think?

Ezra Meeker History & Photos

September 23, 2015 Downtown, Puyallup

Ezra Meeker, was born December 29, 1830 in Huntsville, Ohio, the son of Jacob Meeker and Phoebe Meeker. By the time he was 10 years old, the Meeker family had moved to Indiana, near Indianapolis. Even at this young age, Ezra Meeker had a pioneering spirit, insisting he walk and explore; he walked nearly every step to Indiana. In 1851, he married his childhood sweetheart, Eliza Jane Sumner, and together they headed out west in search of land. After aRead More

Accommodations

July 14, 2015 Downtown, Puyallup

Puyallup is a fun place to visit. The Washington State Fair brings in people from all over the region, sports tournaments bring people to the area, people come for business, or just to enjoy the beauty of Washington. With so much happening in the area Puyallup has several accommodations that will fit the bill for any stay. Many hotels have easy access to freeways, dinning, and shopping. You will be sure to enjoy your stay. Holiday Inn Express The HolidayRead More