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Durham: A King County Coal Mining Town

This reminiscence of childhood in the King County coalmining town of Durham was written by Nina Elizabeth "Betty" (Morris) Falk in 1990-1991. Betty Morris (Falk), was born on March 26, 1920, in Tacoma...

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Duvall -- Thumbnail History

Duvall (previously Cherry Valley) is an early rural community in northeast King County along the Snoqualmie River.

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East Wenatchee -- Thumbnail History

East Wenatchee is a city in north-central Washington, separated from the larger city of Wenatchee by both the Columbia River and a county line. Wenatchee is in Chelan County; East Wenatchee is in Doug...

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Edmonds -- Thumbnail History

The city of Edmonds rests along a shoreline and the hillside beyond about 15 miles north of Seattle. Native Americans of the Snohomish people occupied coastal and river areas surrounding the site, an...

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Ellensburg -- Thumbnail History

Ellensburg, the county seat of Kittitas County, is located three miles from the confluence of the Yakima River and Wilson Creek near the geographic center of Washington. The site was a gathering plac...

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Ellensburg Tour

This is a tour of historic Ellensburg, including the Downtown Ellensburg Historic District, the First Railroad Addition Historic District, and the Kittitas County Fairgrounds District. It was written...

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Emory C. Ferguson Recalls Early Days in Snohomish County

Often referred to as the patriarch of Snohomish, Emory C. Ferguson (1833-1911) was a pioneer who followed the same routes as many early adventurers who came West in the late 1850s. He first searched f...

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Enumclaw -- Thumbnail History

The city of Enumclaw, established in 1885 as a siding for the Northern Pacific Railroad, grew as a farming community, noted for outstanding development of agricultural cooperatives. Its other major in...

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Enumclaw: My Home Town by Jim Merritt

This reminiscence of Enumclaw in the 1920s and 1930s was written by James Edward Merritt (1920-2000). Jim Merritt was born on October 7, 1920, in South Prairie, Washington, the sixth child born to Fra...

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Enumclaw, Washington, 1909

The following article, a short account of Enumclaw, King County, was written by Dr. J. J. Smith, a resident of the town, and was originally published in the June 1909 edition of The Coast magazine, an...

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Ephrata -- Thumbnail History

Ephrata is the county seat of Grant County in central Washington and an important commercial and administrative center of the Columbia Basin. The site was first known for its cool, abundant springs, a...

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Everett -- Thumbnail History

Once called the "City of Smokestacks," Everett has a long association with industry and labor. Its first beginnings were two Native American settlements at opposite sides of the heavily wooded region...

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