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Historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Washington Historical MarkersHoquiam Library - Hoquiam Washington

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Historical marker at the library building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Colville Monument - Kettle Falls, WA

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At the site of the old St. Paul's Mission stands a granite monument, marking the site of the first settlement in Stevens County, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/24/2014

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersWakefield House - Browne's Addition - Spokane, WA

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A rare Mission Revival mansion in historic Browne's Addition, designed by Kirtland Cutter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: 1/10/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersReid House - Browne's Addition - Spokane, WA

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Designed by prominent Spokane architect Albert Held, construction of the Reid House was completed in 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersOdell House - Browne's Addition - Spokane, WA

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Designed by well known local architect Loren Rand, construction of the Odell House began in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersPeyton Building - Spokane, WA

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Rebuilt twice after fires, the Peyton Building was, itself, built shortly after the great fire of August 4, 1889, which took out 32 blocks of downtown Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersWoman's Club of Spokane - Spokane, WA

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Organization of this Woman's Club began in 1905 and the Woman's Club of Spokane moved into their newly built quarters on December 5th, 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersSpokane House - 1810 - Spokane, WA

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This stone monument marks the site of the first non-native settlement in the states of Washington and Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 4/1/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersDavid Thompson - Ione, WA

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This is a Washington State Historical Marker placed along the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington, relating a bit of the story of David Thompson, fur trader and mapper extraordinaire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersMonroe Street Bridge Plaques - Spokane, WA

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In the pavilions on the Monroe Street Bridge are bronze plaques, briefly outlining local history between 1811, the year of the founding of the first outpost in the area and 1871, the year of the beginning of the City of Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 4/1/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Infantry Barracks - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker for the oldest remaining barracks at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/23/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Post Hospital - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of the military hospital at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Red Cross Convalescent House - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of Red Cross built facility near hospital at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Sutler's Store - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving information about the predecessor to the current post exchange found on military installations.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Artillery Barracks - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker with information about the former artillery barracks at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersSt. James Mission - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of early Catholic mission in Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersAn English Garden in the Wilderness - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker about Hudson's Bay Company establishing an early garden at Fort Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Vancouver - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of Hudson's Bay Company fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical Markers"Getting Out the Spruce" for the Allied Forces - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of a World War I lumber mill operated by the Army at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe 321st Observation Squadron (1923-1941) - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of early aviation unit located at Pearson Army Airfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersEarly Aviation History in Vancouver - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving information about an early aviation event in Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Chkalov Transpolar Flight - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving information about the first transpolar flight.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersVancouver Barracks Parade Ground - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history of role of parade ground at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Bandstand: Social Center of the Post - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of the role bandstands play at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersWhose Anchor? - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving some information about an anchor dredged from the Columbia River but also leaves open the all important question, "Whose anchor?"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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