Les Eldridge,John W. Hough's Maritime Olympia and South Puget Sound (Images of America) PDF

By Les Eldridge,John W. Hough

This enticing pictorial historical past strains the evolution of South Puget Sound from the supplier of wealthy assets for the 1st international locations to Olympia�s position as an immense overseas seaport. The estuary used to be named Puget�s Sound after Lt. Peter Puget, of British captain George Vancouver�s 1792 exploration of the quarter. The capital urban of Olympia was once a widespread cease for Mosquito Fleet steamers a century in the past and has developed right into a significant port for the global export of trees. this day, humans take pleasure in Olympia as a colourful, sleek seaport with many leisure opportunities.

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By Les Eldridge,John W. Hough

This enticing pictorial historical past strains the evolution of South Puget Sound from the supplier of wealthy assets for the 1st international locations to Olympia�s position as an immense overseas seaport. The estuary used to be named Puget�s Sound after Lt. Peter Puget, of British captain George Vancouver�s 1792 exploration of the quarter. The capital urban of Olympia was once a widespread cease for Mosquito Fleet steamers a century in the past and has developed right into a significant port for the global export of trees. this day, humans take pleasure in Olympia as a colourful, sleek seaport with many leisure opportunities.

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