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About Prosser

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History of Prosser

In 1882, Colonel William Farrand Prosser, special agent for the Department of the Interior, filed a land claim near the falls in the Yakima River.  The new town site was called Prosser Falls.

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Birthplace of Washington Wine

Prosser has been the location of the Washington State University Irrigated Agricultural Research Extension Center  since 1919.

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Historic Downtown

With buildings dating back to the turn of the 20th century, it is easy to think of a historic district as caught in the past. Not so in Prosser!