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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 MarkersWelcome to Alder Dam

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A marker that describes the construction of this historic dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Washington

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 4/28/2019

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Washington Historical MarkersMount Rainier Viewpoint

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Marker sign at a scenic pull-out for viewing Mount Rainier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Og's outfit

location: Washington

date approved: 4/10/2006

last visited: 4/8/2017

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Washington Historical MarkersMorton

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This sign is off U.S. Hwy. 12 in Morton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2006

last visited: 4/28/2019

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SWSW34.8 km

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Washington Historical MarkersMossyrock

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This sign is located in the roadside near Mossyrock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Washington

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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NWNW40.2 km

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Steilacoom to Fort Walla Walla Military Road Marker

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A memorial marking the Military Road from Fort Steilacoom to Fort Walla Walla

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dzrt1st

location: Washington

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 7/12/2014

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NWNW40.2 km

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Nisqually historical marker, DuPont, Washington

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This is a marker showing that the original site of Fort Nisqually was in what now is the Northwest Landing area of DuPont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dzrt1st

location: Washington

date approved: 4/27/2007

last visited: 12/13/2012

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Washington Historical MarkersPuyallup Historical Marker

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Just north of downtown Puyallup

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LandRover

location: Washington

date approved: 4/7/2006

last visited: 12/12/2011

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Washington Historical MarkersConnell's Prairie Marker

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Between Bonney Lake & Buckley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LandRover

location: Washington

date approved: 4/7/2006

last visited: 5/23/2021

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Washington Historical MarkersLakewood Historical Marker - Western State Hospital Historical Cemetery

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The cemetery is located in Fort Steilacoom Park. Over 3,200 Hundred Psychiatric patients from the Western State Hospital are buried in this cemetery. Burial sites are from 1876 to 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RoGoBliss

location: Washington

date approved: 6/29/2008

last visited: 7/30/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Steilacoom Historical Marker

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Fort Steilacoom to Fort Walla Walla Military Road Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RoGoBliss

location: Washington

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 1/20/2021

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NWNW45.5 km

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Washington Historical MarkersFort Steilacoom - Lakewood, Washington

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Fort Steilacoom was established as a military fort in 1849 by the US Government in response to the growing British presence in the area. In 1868 is was abandoned and the Washington Territory turned it into a mental asylum in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 2/26/2007

last visited: 7/30/2014

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Washington Historical Markers"A View to History" - Chambers Creek Area, University Place, WA

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This timeline of the Chambers Creek area lists events starting in 1830 and continuing to the present time. The three signs are located at the back of the Environmental Services Building which is near the Chambers Creek Playfields.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 12/7/2016

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Washington Historical MarkersPinkerton Building

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This historic marker and associated building is located on the University of Washington, Tacoma campus. This building is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places Historic District Contributing Buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Washington

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersJackson House

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John R Jackson selected this spot for a home in 1844. It became a famous stopping place for pioneer travelers over the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Patudles

location: Washington

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 7/10/2014

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NWNW51.5 km

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Washington Historical MarkersHenderson House

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This Historical Marker is mounted on metal posts in front of the Henderson House Museum at 602 Deschutes Way SW in Tumwater, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Washington

date approved: 2/25/2013

last visited: 9/20/2013

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NWNW51.7 km

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Washington Historical MarkersCrosby House

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Home built for Nathaniel Crosby III, grandfather of Bing Crosby

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Prying Pandora

location: Washington

date approved: 12/27/2007

last visited: 6/9/2012

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NWNW52.1 km

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Washington Historical MarkersHome of the First Territorial Governor and First Governor of Washington - Olympia, Washington

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Historical Marker mounted on a stone on the NE corner of the Capitol grounds

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 3/9/2015

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NWNW52.3 km

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Washington Historical MarkersFirst Capitol Building of Washington Territory and State

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The Historical Marker is mounted on the wall next to the southeast entrance to the Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Washington

date approved: 2/1/2013

last visited: 7/13/2014

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NWNW52.3 km

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Washington Historical MarkersSite of First St. Peter Hospital - Olympia, Washington

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Marker describing the establishment of the original St. Peter Hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 3/9/2015

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SESE53.1 km

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Washington Historical MarkersPackwood

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This sign is along U.S. Hwy. 12 in Packwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2006

last visited: 10/25/2015

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Washington Historical MarkersTop of the Ocean - Tacoma, WA

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This sign tells about the Top of the Ocean Restaurant that was an ocean liner shaped restaurant on the Tacoma waterfront from 1946 through 1977. The marker is mounted below a replica of the building at the site where it stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 4/3/2012

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WW53.8 km

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Washington Historical MarkersChehalis Depot

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Historic Train Depot in Chehalis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Prying Pandora

location: Washington

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 12/6/2013

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WW53.8 km

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Washington Historical MarkersChehalis

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This sign is in downtown Chehalis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 11/24/2006

last visited: 8/30/2008

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Washington Historical MarkersFord's Prairie - Lewis County, Washington

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Marker describing the establishment of Sidney & Nancy Ford's homestead

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersOregon Trail Marker

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A monument marking the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LandRover

location: Washington

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 7/5/2016

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