Early Eckert Post Office
Eckert was named for Elizabeth “Izzy” Eckert States, the wife of Adelbert States. He was the ﬁrst postmaster of the ﬁrst post ofﬁce in Eckert established in 1891. The post ofﬁce was located in the States’ home, then other homes before moving to the store built in 1884 and operated by States.
Heidi Simpson’s kitchen smelled deliciously of white tea and ginger. She poured a generous amount of the scented oils into a big pot ﬁlled with a thick, yellow combination of lye, oils and goat’s milk.
3D is all the rage.With the movie “Avatar” now in theaters, the long list of 3D movies and the unveiling of the ﬁrst 3D television at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, one can only wonder when and where all this three dimensional imaging started.
Tourism promotion in Delta County treads a narrow path that winds between the goals of bringing tourism dollars to the local economy while striving to preserve the very things visitors find desirable — open space and agriculture, natural history and heritage, individual lifestyle choices, and outdoor recreation.
The goal of local tourism promotion is finding and connecting with the right market niche that will attract that specific tourist segment to come here, experience and respect what Delta County has to offer.