Vanishing Avenues.


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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.” Continue reading

Manchester: The Tenacious Village with a Historical Past.


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“It has been a bumpy road for the sleepy town of Brooklyn — er, Manchester — but after 120 years all of the other early settlements along the Yukon Harbor shoreline have withered away and are nearly forgotten. This one is a survivor.” Continue reading

The Seventh Span: Bridging Curley Creek.


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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.” Continue reading

Blake Island: Solving the Trimble Mansion Fire 60 Years Later!


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“There were all sorts of theories on why and who torched William Pitt Trimble’s famed house. It turned out it was just an accident by some careless teenagers.” Continue reading

The Mosquito Fleet Steamers that Brought Life to Yukon Harbor.


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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 … Continue reading