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Whaleback freighter Charles W. Wetmore arrives in Everett on December 21, 1891.

Ravensdale beginnings: Ravensdale Post Office opens on December 21, 1901.

Granite Falls incorporates on December 21, 1903.

Russian steamer Shilka enters Elliott Bay and causes excitement on December 21, 1917.

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