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“South Colby was never a town, per se, but only a subdivision of the original settlement of Colby. As it turns out, Colby is gone and South Colby remains.”
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“Reedville was due West of Olalla and due South from the apex of Sinclair Inlet. We’re historians who are extremely familiar with that region. Never heard of it before looking at this map.”
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Tagged Bethel, Colby, Kitsap County Bridges, Kitsap County Creeks, Kitsap County History, Kitsap County maps, Kitsap County Roads, Manchester, Missing Roadways, Olalla, Old maps, Old maps of Kitsap County, Port Orchard, Removed Roads, Salmonberry Creek, Samonberry Creek Road |
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This time of year, we always see and admire that old tree, so it’s proper and fitting that we move this article to the top of our web page.
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Tagged Champion Trees of America, Champion Trees of Washington State, Colby, Colby Black Oak, Colby Oak, Cole Loop, Grant & Sons Store, Jim Trainer, Largest Black Oak in Washington State, Most Beautiful Tree in America, Russell Neyman |
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‘While it was commonly known as a winter camp. the Suquamish probably had a year-round presence at the Curley Creek village. There presence here may have been more widespread than originally believed.’
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Tagged Arrowheads, Clovis Projectile, Clovis Spear, Clovis Spearhead, Colby, Curley Creek, Dennis Larwich, Prehistoric Artifacts, Prehistoric Washington, Puget Sound Archaeology., Puget Sound Native Americans, Suquamish Tribe, Suquamish Winter Village, Washington Arrowheads, Yukon Harbor History |
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“There have been at least seven efforts to build a means to cross Curley Creek. It started with nothing more than a raft and a rope.”
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Tagged Banner Road, Benjamin Keith, Bridge Construction, Bridges of the New Deal, Colby, Curley Creek, Curley Creek Bridge, Earl Whitner., Harmon's Landing, Harper, Jay Blackburn, Jo, JoAnn Lorden, Joseph Squire Grant Sr., Kitsap Bridges, Kitsap County 1890, Kitsap County Road Dept, Long Lake, Manchester, Old Wooden Bridges, Russell Neyman, Sedgewick Junior High School, South Colby, South Colby School, Southworth, Yukon Harbor, Yukon Harbor Historical Society |
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“We’re always on the prowl for new photos of this fabled area. And they’re out there. We just need to discover that one hidden box or scrapbook in somebody’s attic.”
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Tagged Alice Callanan, Alice McMillan, Annie Grant, Antoinette Inglebretsen, Barron's Bay, Bennett Johnson, Capt Cresswell, Capt Creswell, Clarence Foss, Colby, Colby Lumber Mill, Colby Washington, Dudley Williamson, Emolita Welch, Esther Neff, Fred Grant Thomas Wood, Garfield Avenue School, George Harris, Grace, Gurley Creek, Harmon's Landing, Hazel Whetstone, Iris Harris, Jeff Rust, Joe Grant, John Hamilton, Joseph S Grant, Joseph S Grant Jr, Joseph S Grant Sr, Joseph Squire Grant, Joseph Squire Grant Jr, Kitsap County Historical Society, Kitsap History, Leonard Bulmon, Llewellyn Waterman, Marion Rust, Miss Humbert, Mosquito Fleet, Niblock Inn, Olalla, Paul Kuhn, Pearl Callanan, Percy Waterman, Port Orchard, Post Office, Raymond Bulman, Rose Rau, Ruby Foss, Stella Hamilton, Thomas A Grant, Thomas Allen Grant, Tom Colman, William H Morgan, Yukon Harbor |
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The much-traveled iron bell that hung over the Grant & Sons Mercantile in the 1880’s has come home again. A trio of distant cousins — all great-grandchildren of Joseph Squire Grant, Sr, who originally rang it from his store in Colby — joined …
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The term “Mosquito Fleet” is often misunderstood, people thinking that it was an official organization or designation that served all of Puget Sound and Seattle. The truth is that there were so many steamers of varying types and sizes that …
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Tagged Advance, Alta, Athlon, Colby, Colby Mill Company, Curley Creek, Donacella, Georgina Grant., Grace, Grant and Son, Grant Family, Harper, Hattie Hansen, Inland Flyer, John N Anspaugh, Joseph Squire Grant, Manchester, Mosquite Fleet, Mosquito Fleet, Reliance, Seattle, Sentinal, South Colby, Suquamish, Swiftsure, William H Morgan, Yukon Harbor |