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Our absolute best seller this past holiday season!
Stories From Riffe, Wash.: by Buddy Rose
Paperback $15.95 ISBN: 9780989900201
In early 1968, the gates of City of
Tacoma's Mossyrock Dam on the Cowlitz River in Lewis County, Washington
closed and the 23.5 mile long reservoir behind the dam began to fill,
inundating the former town sites of Riffe, Nesika and Kosmos. Thus ended
the short-lived history of a fertile valley that had first been settled
in the 1880s and 1890s; mostly by people from Appalachia who came west
looking for a better life. The town of Riffe was named after one of
those early settlers, Floyd Riffe, who came to the area from West
Virginia in 1893 with a group of about 60 people. Riffe established a
post office, named after him, that would eventually serve about 1,500
people until they were all forced to sell their homes and land and leave
the valley so the City of Tacoma could build their dam. Stories from Riffe, Wash. is
a collection of narratives that recalls some of those people, how they
lived and died, and what it was like in the valley that now lies deep
beneath the waters of Riffe Lake.
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