Myths and Mysteries of Washington

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Globe Pequot, 2005 - History - 161 pages
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Tales of intrigue in this book include unusual unsolved crimes, legends of lost treasure, spine-tingling ghost stories, well-documented sea creature sightings, and more. Based on historic accounts from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, author Lynn Bragg recounts fifteen myths and mysteries from Washington's past, verifying some tales from multiple accounts and exposing some stories for what may have really occurred. Readers will be riveted by the detailed descriptions of Puget Sound's demon of the deep, Northwest gold fever may strike again after readers learn the details of Captain Ingalls's lost treasure, and believers will be surprised to learn that strange sightings over Mount Rainier predate the famous Roswell event. Enjoy these tales and more from Washington's suspicious past.

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User Review  - Shirezu - LibraryThing

I've always been a sucker for myths and legends, ghost stories and folk tales, treasure hunters and ye olde crime. Knowing that my wonderful fiancee sent me this book about my (hopefully) soon-to-be ... Read full review

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Interesting stories i never knew about washington, makes me think its less boring now :) Read full review

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Page 158 - The Superior Court of the State of Washington in and for the County of Whatcom has repeatedly so decided.

About the author (2005)

Northwest native L. E. Bragg currently lives in Mercer Island, Washington. She is the author of several books for young readers, as well as More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Idaho Women.