Exploring Washington's Past: A Road Guide to History

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University of Washington Press, 1995 - History - 543 pages
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"Exploring Washington's Past" tells the state's story in terms of where to go and what to see. With words, photographs, and maps, the authors evoke the cultural landscape and portray Washington's people and events from the days of the fur trade and pioneer settlement to the recent past. Capsule descriptions of small communities -- from Altoona to Zillah -- are interwoven with those of better known cities, and eastern and western Washington receive equal attention. More than two hundred photographs portray our historical landscape through images of today intermixed with a sampling of the past. This book will be an indispensable guide for residents, tourists, and armchair travelers.

  

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This encyclopedic guide to the state of Washington does exactly what it promises: it explores the visible history of that lovely state. It is geared to the curious tourist, and offers many photographs ... Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition San Juan Islands
243
Preface to the Original Edition Everett Area
253
NORTHEAST Region Whidbey and Camano Islands
264
NORTH CENTRAL Region OlympiaArea
351
Vernita to Vantage Lower Columbia River
414
SOUTH CENTRAL Region Willapa Bay
428
SOUTHEAST Region Grays Harbor Area
448
Channeled Scablands Photo Credits
511
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Kirk is an award-winning author of books on natural history.

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