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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
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
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
flies. Early Explorers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Keeper's House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mukilteo Light Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Assistant Keeper's House (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). 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 European-Americans since settlement in what became Washington Territory began in earnest from about 1845."
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(Submitted on June 18, 2019.) 

2. Indian treaties (Northwest Power and Conservation Council). (Submitted on June 18, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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