Dayton Historical Depot Society
222 E. Commercial Street
Dayton, Washington 99328

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Call 509-382-2026


THE DAYTON HISTORIC DEPOT is the oldest surviving train depot in the state. It was originally built in 1881 and designed in the Stick/Eastlake style. It has been beautifully restored and is now a museum. Revolving exhibits are featured in the upstairs gallery.

The Dayton Depot is listed on the Local, State, and National Registers of Historic Places.

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THE BOLDMAN HOUSE MUSEUM and Garden has a mission: to bring life to the family home of Miss Gladys M. Boldman through restoration, conservation, interpretation, and education.

The Boldman House is listed on the Local, State and National Historic Registers as the Brining/Boldman House.

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The Boldman House Museum is open summer hours until October - Thursday through Saturday from 11 am - 4 pm. Come see us!

Events & Exhibits

"Artists of Columbia County"

Beginning October 4th, the upstairs gallery in the Depot Museum will feature works by the artisans and craftsman of Columbia County.  Join us October 4th from 4-5 pm for a reception in the gallery.  This exhibit will run through the end of 2014.

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October 4th - The Depot showcases Columbia County art and hosts the popular Historic Home Tours during the community's Dayton on Tour event. Click here for a prview of homes.

Visit the Events & Exhibits page for details on Dayton on Tour and the Historic Homes Tour.

Our Mission

The Dayton Historical Depot Society’s mission is to maintain and use its primary artifacts, the Depot building and the Boldman House, for interpretation/education of local history. In keeping with their historical status, the Depot and Boldman House will serve as resources for community use.
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