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A collection of books from Washington and the nation.
  • Legacy Washington, John C. Hughes, Bob Young, Lori Larson, 1968: The Year that Rocked Washington spotlights 19 Washingtonians whose lives reflected the unsettling problems and soaring ideals of the Sixties.
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    1968: The Year That Rocked Washington

    1968: The Year that Rocked Washington spotlights 19 Washingtonians whose lives reflected the unsettling problems and soaring ideals of the Sixties....

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  • Capitol Bookmark
    $3.99
  • Seattle Bookmark
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    Seattle Bookmark

    Seattle skyline bookmark.

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  • Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest:  The Region's Best Rides
    $18.95

    Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest: The Region's Best Rides

    With its spectacular and varied scenes, no other region of America can best the Pacific Northwest when it comes to motorcycle touring—whether a Sun...

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  • Anacortes
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    Anacortes

    Located on the north shore of Fidalgo Island in Washington State's Puget Sound, Anacortes was founded by railroad surveyor Amos Bowman and named in...

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  • Bellingham
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    Bellingham

    Bellingham is known as the city of subdued excitement, but it was not always this way. From its discovery by a British naval captain to its coal, l...

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  • Bainbridge Island
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    Bainbridge Island

    Bainbridge Island sits in the middle of Puget Sound in Washington State. Its unique history starts with the Native Americans and includes logging, ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Olympia
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    Olympia

    Located on the southernmost point of Puget Sound, the Olympia area was occupied by the Coastal Salish Indians for many generations before American ...

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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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