Anacortes in Skagit County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Origin: Olympic Forest
Age: 970 yrs.
Height: 242 ft.
Board Ft: 51000
25th Anniversary 1964
Erected 1964 by Anacortes Veneer and Sunrisers Kiwanis.
Location. 48° 29.049′ N, 122° 35.753′ W. Marker is in Anacortes, Washington, in Skagit County. Marker is on State Highway 20, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout along the limited access WA Hwy 20 northbound lanes, near the southern edge of town. Marker is in this post office area: Anacortes WA 98221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Island Flyer (approx. 2.2 miles away); Snagging (approx. 2.3 miles away); Life Aboard a Snagboat (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Anne Curtis Bowman" (approx. 2.3 miles away); Powered by Steam (approx. 2.3 miles away); Depot, circa 1915 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Paul & Nicolo Luvera (approx. 2.4 miles away); Charles Pinson, USN (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anacortes.
Also see . . .
1. "Timber Exploitation," in Olympic National Park Historic Resource Study (Submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. High-Lead Logging on the Olympic Peninsula in the 1920s-30s. (Submitted on May 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.