John Shafer locates the first quartz claim in the area along Peshastin Creek Around the same time Sam Culver, which the south side of the gulch became named after, located the Pole Pick and Hummingbird claims.
A stamp mill is built to process the ore and shacks are built for miners.
A wagon road is built which connects the mining camp to Cle Elum.
Blewett now had a hotel, general store, post office, two saloons, a twenty stamp mill, and several dozen shacks which the miners lived in.
Some of the lode and placer claims around Blewitt at the time; America Placer, Tunction Placer, Aprilfool, Lucky Queen, Lucky King, Golden Crown, Golden Eagle, Lone Jack, Blue Bell, Viola Placer, Key Note, Lone Rock, Golden Chance, Black Jack, Eastern Star, Western Star, Lonestar, Homestead, Amber Glee, Kennilworth, Chance No.1 North, Orton Claim, Ivenhoe, Den Guinea South, Olympia, Culver, Bobtail, Hummingbird, Sandell, Peshastin, Polepick No.2, Polepick No.1, Sunset, Rising Sun Star, Red Jacket, Katy.
Originally referred to as "The Camp" the name was changed to Warner with the establishment of a post office. Later this year the name was changed to Blewett after Edward Blewett of Seattle. His gold mining company owned many of the claims in the area.
A road to Peshastin is completed.
Highway 97 now runs through where Blewett used to be. There is a road side marker where the town used to stand. Many remnants of the town can still be found in the area, including mines, buildings, and shacks. Old gravesites are also scattered across the area, some found and some not.