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Washington A History of the Evergreen State
Washington A History of the Evergreen State Author:Mary W. Avery For anyone, native or newcomer, who wants to know about Washington, here is an important book- the only history of the state from earliest times to the present, — In the 19th century the insurmountable distances between Boston and Seattle seemed to eliminate the possibility of a union extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific, But still the Oreg... more »on Trail pioneers journeyed to the Pacific Northwest to find new opportunity, When the Northern Pacific completed tracks across the mountains to western Washington in 1885,, The territory had come of age and statehood was assured.
Recent History in Washington is as eventful as the gold-rushing, Indian-fighting frontier days. The effect of incidents as diverse and significant as the Seattle General Strike and the building of Grand Coulee Dam has reverberated throughout the nation and the world.« less