“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mukilteo in Snohomish County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)

Treaty of Point Elliott

1855 - 1930

Treaty of Point Elliott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 24, 2016
1. Treaty of Point Elliott Marker
Inscription.  At this place on January 22, 1855, Governor Isaac I. Stevens concluded the treaty by which the Indians ceded the lands from Point Pully to the British boundary. Of the one hundred signatures, eighty-two were by Indian chiefs, headmen and delegates of numerous tribes. The first four recognized as leading chiefs of their own and allied tribes were Seattle, Patkanim, Goliah And Chow-Its-Hoot. The United States Senate ratified the treaty on March 8, 1859

Erected 1930 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Marcus Whitman Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 47° 56.773′ N, 122° 18.204′ W. Marker is in Mukilteo, Washington, in Snohomish County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mukilteo WA 98275, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Explorers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mukilteo Light Station
Treaty of Point Elliott Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 24, 2016
2. Treaty of Point Elliott Marker - wide view
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing Site of Capt. George Vancouver (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ken Griffey Jr. (approx. 4.9 miles away); Legion Park (approx. 6.7 miles away); Humble House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage (approx. 8.9 miles away); Wickers Building (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mukilteo.
Also see . . .
1. Treaty of Point Elliott (Wikipedia). "The Treaty of Point Elliott of 1855, or the Point Elliott Treaty, — also known as Treaty of Point Elliot (with one t) / Point Elliott Treaty — is the lands settlement treaty between the United States government and the Native American tribes of the greater Puget Sound region in the recently formed Washington Territory (March 1853), one of about thirteen treaties between the U.S. and Native Nations in what is now Washington. The treaty was signed on 22 January 1855, at Muckl-te-oh or Point Elliott, now Mukilteo, Washington, and ratified 8 March and 11 April 1859. Between the signing of the treaty and the ratification, fighting continued throughout the region Lands were being occupied by
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European-Americans since settlement in what became Washington Territory began in earnest from about 1845." (Submitted on June 18, 2019.) 

2. The 1854-1855 Western Washington Treaties (Native American Netroots). (Submitted on June 18, 2019.)
3. Indian treaties (Northwest Power and Conservation Council). (Submitted on June 18, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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