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Walla, Walla: “So nice they named it twice!”

Walla, Walla — ‘So nice they named it twice!’

What’s a Walla Walla?  It’s a Indian name meaning “many waters”.  It’s also the name of a charming town in southeastern Washington; nestled close to the Columbia and Snake River valleys, and with a river of its own, the name is appropriate.  This town of just over 30,000 offers visitors an interesting destination for a few day visit as it was witness to key events in the history of the American Northwest and is an important agricultural region, with wine production rising geometrically over the past decades.

A brief history of Walla Walla

Walla Walla and Cayuse Indians lived in the Walla Walla Valley when the Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived on their return journey from the …

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