Friday, February 15, 2008


Wednesday, February 13, 2008
The Columbian Serving Clark County, Washington
The former manager of a Massachusetts airport is now running Pearson Field, the city-owned airport that is part of the Vancouver National Historic Reserve.
Pearson’s history dates back to Sept. 19, 1905, when 18-year-old LINCOLN BEACHEY piloted a dirigible from Portland across the Columbia River to the polo grounds at Vancouver Barracks. Pearson Field is the oldest operating airfield in the United States.

HILL BEACHEY 1828-1875

February 14, 2008 Lewiston, Idaho,
Change "B" Street to Beachey Street. That's after Hill Beachey, who according to historical records, was famous for catching three murderers in early Lewiston. Click to read complete article by Matt Loveless. In 2006 Glen and Melba Beachy spend time in Lewiston Idaho and Elko Nevada searching museums and libraries for information about Hill Beachey. We were rewarded with information about Hill Beachey. He was famous for much more than the capture of the men that murdered his friend Lloyd Magruder and his four men. He built the first hotel in Lewiston, and ran a stage coach line and much more. He was born in Lebanon Ohio in 1828, died in Marysville California 1875.
Click for more detailed information about Hill Beachey, Idaho State Hisorical Society