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A collection of books from Washington and the nation.
  • Chehalis
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    Chehalis

    After Schuyler and Eliza Saunders staked out property in 1851, early pioneers referred to the soggy Chehalis River bottomland as "Saunders Bottom."...

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  • Cashmere
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    Cashmere

    Cashmere, in the exact center of Washington State, has centuries of settler and Indian history. The Wenatchi called the area Nt’wt’c’kum, and it wa...

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  • DuPont
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    DuPont

    In 1833, the British Hudson’s Bay Company established the first Fort Nisqually as a fur trading post in the area now known as DuPont, Washington. W...

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  • Early Spokane
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    Early Spokane

    Spokan Falls, known as the "Capital of the Inland Empire," was named after the Spokan Indians and the picturesque falls. In 1891, the name was chan...

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  • Friday Harbor
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    Friday Harbor

    When Friday Harbor, Washington, was incorporated in 1909, some wanted the town's name changed. In a misunderstanding, the British had named it in 1...

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  • Ellensburg
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    Ellensburg

    Ellensburg began as a small trading post in the picturesque Kittitas Valley in the early 1870s. Northwest Native Americans praised the area for its...

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  • Gig Harbor
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    Gig Harbor

    Gig Harbor, located in southern Puget Sound, received its name from the Wilkes Expedition in 1841. History indicates that the captain's gig led the...

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  • Issaquah
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    Issaquah

    Incorporated as Gilman in 1892, Issaquah was among the earliest communities settled on the east side of Lake Washington. By 1900, immigrants and ne...

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  • Leavenworth
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    Leavenworth

    Leavenworth, located in the central Cascades of Washington state, was once known as Icicle, and has been home to Native Americans, settlers, miners...

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  • Lakewood
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    Lakewood

    The 20-square-mile expanse of picturesque lakes and Douglas fir groves in which Lakewood is nestled was first known as "The Prairie," a vital cross...

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  • Kingston
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    Kingston

    With its peaceful cove and captivating mountain views, Kingston has long been a charming community on Puget Sound west of Seattle. Dubbed “Little C...

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  • Oysterville
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    Oysterville

    For generations, Chinook Indians camped in the area that is now Oysterville, gathering oysters from the shallow waters of Shoalwater Bay. When trib...

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  • Orcas Island
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    Orcas Island

    Orcas Island, the largest of the 172 islands in San Juan County, lies in the Salish Sea north of Puget Sound. Known as the "Gem of the San Juans" f...

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  • Ocean Shores
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    Ocean Shores

    Ocean Shores was the newest city in Washington for nearly 40 years, but for centuries before it had been a place of permanent occupation and food g...

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  • A Puget Sound Orca in Captivity
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    A Puget Sound Orca in Captivity

    On August 8, 1970, the Southern Resident orcas of Puget Sound were herded into Penn Cove on Whidbey Island by explosives, spotter planes and speedb...

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  • Palouse Rails:  Granger Railroads of the Inland Northwest
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    Palouse Rails: Granger Railroads of the Inland Northwest

    The Palouse region of Eastern Washington and North Idaho produces the highest yields of any wheat-growing district in North America, followed close...

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  • Puyallup in World War II
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    Puyallup in World War II

    Like every community in America, young men from Puyallup put on the uniform and went off to fight in far-off parts of the world in 1941. Neighbors ...

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  • Puyallup:  A Pioneer Paradise
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    Puyallup: A Pioneer Paradise

    For many early Americans, native and immigrant, Puyallup was much more than simply a destination in Western Washington, but was a fulfillment of a ...

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  • Port Townsend
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    Port Townsend

    On Washington's Olympic Peninsula, at the entrance to Puget Sound, the Port Townsend of the 1850s was perfectly situated for sailing vessels. By 18...

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  • Pullman
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    Pullman

    Located at the confluence of three creeks, amid the rich agricultural soil of Eastern Washington's Palouse region, Pullman seemed destined to flour...

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  • Roche Harbor
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    Roche Harbor

    Roche Harbor's deep, protected waters and abundant resources inspired poets, one of whom wrote in 1903, "A rock-bound coast hems in a wealth of ver...

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  • Roslyn
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    Roslyn

    Roslyn, a mining town nestled in Washington's Cascade Mountains, is a little town with a big history. Founded three years before Washington was adm...

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  • San Juan Island
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    San Juan Island

    With sheltered harbors, open prairies, and secluded woodlands, San Juan Island has been a magnet for human habitation for thousands of years. Salmo...

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  • Seattle
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    Seattle

    The Puget Sound region was inhabited by Native Americans for thousands of years before settlers arrived. After initially landing at Alki Beach in W...

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