information gleaned from
The Bolinger house made of granite rock in the town of Methow.
1889, W.A. Bolinger came to the little settlement of Squaw Creek,
Squaw Creek boom ended as fast as
it had started, and Bolinger could see that the end was near.
his store three miles up the Methow River from the mouth of Squaw
Creek to what is now today the town of Methow. The first
house that Bolinger
homesteaded in 1892 still stands today in the town of Methow.
built a house entirely of granite rock.
Bolinger homestead 1892