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King County Landmarks: Lake Wilderness Lodge (1950), Maple Valley

Address: 22500 SE 248th Street, Maple Valley. Lake Wilderness Lodge, designed by the Seattle architectural firm Young & Richardson, opened in 1950. The building was developed by the Gaffney family...

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King County Landmarks: Luther Burbank School Historic District (1904), Luther Burbank Park, Mercer Island

Address: Luther Burbank Park, 2040 84th Avenue, SE, Mercer Island. In 1890, Major Newell started the Boys and Girls Aid Association, a school for indigent children in Seattle. The school moved to the ...

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King County Landmarks: Maple Valley School (1920), Maple Valley

Address: 23015 SE 216th Way, Maple Valley. In 1920, the Maple Valley School District opened its new brick two-story school, which was prominently located on a knoll above Maple Valley's commercial cen...

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King County Landmarks: Marjesira Inn (1906), Magnolia Beach, Vashon Island

Address: 25134 Vashon Highway SW, Magnolia Beach, Vashon Island. Ira and Jessie Case began building the Marjesira Inn in 1906 on a steep bluff overlooking Quartermaster Harbor in the Vashon summer com...

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King County Landmarks: Miner's Cabin (1910), Black Diamond

Address: 24311 Morgan Street, Black Diamond. The mineworkers in Black Diamond's coal mines lived, for the most part, in simple wood frame houses. Once prevalent, few of these houses remain today, and ...

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King County Landmarks: Mukai Agricultural Complex (1910), Vashon, Vashon Island

Address: 18005-18017 107th Avenue SW, Vashon, Vashon Island. The Mukai family played a pioneering role in developing technologies that made it possible to sell strawberries in distant markets. The Muk...

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King County Landmarks: Neely House (1894)

Address: 12303 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn. Aaron and Sarah Neely built this large Classical Revival farmhouse on acreage that they cultivated in the Green River Valley east of Auburn. The house...

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King County Landmarks: Neighbors-Bennett House (1904), Fall City

Address: 4317 337th Place SE, Fall City. Built in 1904 by Fall City resident Emerson Neighbors, the house is the best local expression of Queen Anne vernacular architecture in the community. The home'...

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King County Landmarks: North Bend Masonic Hall (1912), North Bend

Address: 119 North Bend Way, North Bend. The North Bend Masonic Hall is located in the heart of downtown North Bend. The two-story concrete building was designed with a ground store commercial space ...

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King County Landmarks: Oddfellows/Eagles Hall (1895), Carnation

Address: 3940 Tolt Avenue, Carnation. The original Oddfellows (later Eagles) Hall, built by I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 148, has been an integral part of community life in Carnation since its construction in 1...

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King County Landmarks: Olof and Mathilda Olson House and Barn (1907, 1909), Maple Valley

Address: 24206 SE 216th Street, Maple Valley. The Olof and Mathilda Olson House sits on a plateau above the Cedar River about a mile east of Maple Valley. The Olsons purchased their 80-acre parcel in...

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King County Landmarks: Olson Farm (ca. 1874), Auburn

Address: 28728 Green River Road S, Auburn. Located on a fertile shelf of land adjacent to the Green River known as Olson Canyon, the Olson Farm was initially developed by Swedish immigrants Alfred and...

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