Franklin County Washington
Named after Benjamin Franklin, Franklin County was formed in 1883 and is located in Eastern Washington. An agriculturally based area, Franklin county also has a strong construction and manufacturing presence as well. Hanford Site, which for over forty years, produced America’s plutonium has been decommissioned is going through the cleaning up process, is located in Pasco, Franklin County. As you can tell, this county has a long and interesting history!
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What is the Juniper Dunes Wilderness? Located in Pasco, Washington, the Juniper Dunes Wilderness is something quite unique to the area. Not only is it Washington’s largest juniper grove but it is also completely fenced in, all 7,000+ acres. Back in 1984 the United States Congress designated this area of land with various expansions since …