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Washington's History: The People, Land, and Events of the Far Northwest (Westwinds Press Pocket Guides)

By Harry Ritter

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Paperback (144 pages)

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An anything-but-dry history textbook in a pocket-sized package, WASHINGTON'S HISTORY is a fascinating walk through the lengthy story of a place and its people. Historian Harry Ritter introduces the Native American peoples who lived in the region's coastal rainforests and inland plateau, the European and U.S. seafarers who explored and mapped the complicated shores and islands, and the leaders involved in conflicts over boundaries, resources, and religion. There's the story of The Pig War, which began with an assassinated pig in 1859 and escalated into an international skirmish. Read about the construction of the massive Grand Coulee Dam in 1933, and the creation and aftermath of Hanford, and the hopefulness surrounding the World's Fair. And then there's the land itself: vast, stirring in its stark beauty, and fearsome when natural disaster strikes, as it has in every century. Ritter offers fifty-two lively vignettes illustrated with rare archival photographs that together comprise a picture of life in the Far Northwest. Learn about the Natives, explorers, traders, missionaries, loggers, farmers, inventors, and politicians. From Chief Seattle to Dr. John McLoughlin, William E. Boeing, Henry M. ""Scoop"" Jackson, and Bill Gates, these are the people at the epicenter of events that shaped the Evergreen State.

History of Seattle, Volume 1: From the earliest Settlement to the early 20th Century

By Clarence B. Bagley

Beck, Jürgen. Jazzybee Verlag
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The preparation of a “History of Seattle” has been the exploration of a new field and the amount of patient research and careful investigation involved has been a task of colossal proportions. The printed and written records of the first twenty years of Seattle's existence are scanty almost beyond belief. Not until 1863 was a newspaper established there and, for many years, more space in it was devoted to eastern and foreign politics than to the record of local passing events. Few, if any, pioneers kept diaries and none of these, except that of the writer, has been accessible. And yet has this work become one of the most detailed and accurate narratives of the history of this beautiful town on the West coast. A must read - and not only for Seattle citizens. This is volume one out of two.

History of Seattle, Volume 2: From the earliest Settlement to the early 20th Century

By Clarence B. Bagley

Jazzybee Verlag
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History of Seattle, Volume 2: From the earliest Settlement to the early 20th Century
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The preparation of a “History of Seattle” has been the exploration of a new field and the amount of patient research and careful investigation involved has been a task of colossal proportions. The printed and written records of the first twenty years of Seattle's existence are scanty almost beyond belief. Not until 1863 was a newspaper established there and, for many years, more space in it was devoted to eastern and foreign politics than to the record of local passing events. Few, if any, pioneers kept diaries and none of these, except that of the writer, has been accessible. And yet has this work become one of the most detailed and accurate narratives of the history of this beautiful town on the West coast. A must read - and not only for Seattle citizens. This is volume two out of two.

An illustrated history of Skagit and Snohomish Counties; their people, their commerce and their resources, with an outline of the early history of the state of Washington

By Inter-state Publishing Company

Released: 2013-10-27
Kindle Edition

An illustrated history of Skagit and Snohomish Counties; their people, their commerce and their resources, with an outline of the early history of the state of Washington
 
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An illustrated history of Skagit and Snohomish Counties; their people, their commerce and their resources, with an outline of the early history of the state of Washington. 1,172 Pages.

Seattle: Then and Now®

By Benjamin Lukoff

Pavilion
Hardcover (144 pages)

Seattle: Then and Now®
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Seattle's growth from a small lumber town to one of the world's most influential urban centers has been spectacular. Little more than a century ago, the city was made up of dirt roads and timber buildings. The arrival of the Great Northern Railroad in 1893 and the start of the Klondike gold rush in 1897 changed all that. Businesses in Seattle are still booming today, but they are now less dependent on location and more on inspiration. Seattle Then and Now presents archival photos along with modern views of the same sites as they appear today, highlighting some of the best-loved places in the city along with striking examples of modern architecture that help make Seattle such a vibrant and innovative city.

Sons of the Profits Or There's No Business Like Grow Business, The Seattle Story 1851-1901

By William C Speidel

Nettle Creek Publishing Co
Hardcover (345 pages)

Sons of the Profits Or There s No Business Like Grow Business, The Seattle Story 1851-1901
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An account of the real people that started and developed this city over its first fifty years.

Love Everlasting (Brides of Seattle)

By Tracie Peterson

Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
Released: 2015-10-06
Paperback (320 pages)

Love Everlasting (Brides of Seattle)
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The Exciting Conclusion to Tracie Peterson's Brides of Seattle Series

Abrianna Cunningham has always viewed her longtime friend, Wade Ackerman, as
a protective brother. Lately, however, she's begun to see him differently and finds
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Wade, on the other hand, has loved Abrianna for some time and has been waiting for her to realize they are more than just friends. When he asks her to marry him, she asks for time to adjust to their changed relationship.

And then there's Priam Welby, who has been relentlessly pursuing Abrianna. Will his underhanded tactics succeed in luring Abrianna into marriage with him?


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