SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY DINNER

ON SEPT 26TH  AT 6PM WILL BE THE NEXT COMMUNITY DINNER.  SPEAKER WILL BE Laura Fleming, WILD bird specialist. She will discuss the four essential elements every backyard habitat requires to attract the greatest variety of birds. The focus will be on supplemental feeding, types of seed and choosing feeders for the birds.   Please bring a…

Christmas Potluck Dinner

Circle this date on your calendar for the upcoming annual Christmas Dinner. It will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Please bring a food item to share. The Lake Creek Historical Society will provide the meat, coffee and punch. The dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Hall. The “White Elephant Gift…

The History of Lake Creek

Title: The History of Lake Creek: Struggles and Perseverance of the Early Settlers. The Lake Creek Historical Society has a booklet for sale.  $10.00. If ordered by mail please enclose $3.00 for postage. Sample of Chapters in booklet:  Lake Creek get its name, First settlers come to Lake Creek, Ranch life in Lake Creek, The Little…

Camp Latgawa aka Dead Indian Soda Springs

The ‘Dead Indian Soda Springs’ are an assortment of small mineral springs that feed into Dead Indian Creek near Lake Creek, OR.  The springs are rich in sodium carbonate, iron, magnesium, and sodium hydroxide. The Dead Indian Soda Springs were discovered by European settlers around 1871, when a man named John Tyrrell stopped for a…

Lake Creek Cemetery

   LAKE CREEK CEMETERY aka Peck Family Cemetery aka South Fork Cemetery This picture shows how over grown it was the next  picture will show what it looked like after May 12, 2012 when 8 men and one woman spent Saturday morning cleaning it up. In this cemetery it is believed that there are 16…

Tablecloth Mystery

Mystery Tablecloth  A tablecloth found in a local home provided an intriguing mystery. Thanks for some good detective work the mystery of the tablecloth ant its more then 255 signatures has been pretty well solved. One of the people who did the most research-and had the most success finding answers-was Maxine ‘Walch’ Peile, descendant of…

Gate-way to Lake Creek

Welcome sign as you enter Lake Creek.  Provided by B-K Ranch.  Come visit our beautiful rural area. This sign is setting on what was once Vern Meyer’s property.  As you can see by the sign there is a beautiful General Store, which includes an ice cream parlor.  Across the street is the LCHS and a wonderful…

Lake Creek Community Building

Later known as the Lake Creek Pioneer Hall. This is a picture taken in 1930 of the original hall that occupied this location.  It was privately owned by the Wyant Family and burned down in the summer of 1940.  My older sister told me they used to have dances here and sold sandwiches and coffee. …

Lost Creek Covered Bridge

Another one of Ralph Wehingers major achievement was the restoration and preservation of Lost Creek Covered Bridge.  When Ralph began the project, the bridge needed major restoration.  Ralph put together the funding required to completely remove the bridge from its footings, and make all the needed repairs.  Today the bridge is visited by thousands of…