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Walking Washington’s History: Ten Cities, published by the University of Washington Press, features walks that tell ten stories from Washington’s urban history. Each chapter reveals a moment of historical significance for a major city in the state: Vancouver, Olympia, Walla Walla, Tacoma, Seattle, Everett, Bellingham, Yakima, Spokane, and Bellevue. The walks follow sidewalks, trails, and waterfronts to […]Read more
Free Boy, A True Story of Slave and Master, tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in 1860 on the West Coast’s underground railroad. Charles Mitchell was the property of James Tilton, Surveyor General of Washington Territory, and this book is a twined biography of the two. Co-authored by […]Read more
Hiking Washington’s History reveals the stories embedded in Washington’s landscape: 40 historic trails from Cape Flattery to the Blue Mountains; day hikes on the Duwamish and Spokane rivers; backpacking on a 2000-year-old trail; climbs to mountain lookouts; Indian trails and wagon roads through Cascade passes; rail-trails crossing the state; expeditions through the Olympic Mountains. For publishing information, […]Read more