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Camano in Snohomish County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Utsalady Historic Site

 
 
Utsalady Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 8, 2019
1. Utsalady Historic Site Marker
Inscription.  
Indian name Doksk Ad

First white settlers 1853. 1855 the bark Anandyr sailed first cargo ship spars to the French shipyards at Brest. Saw mill began operation 1857. First lumber export to Shanghai 1860. By 1870 there were 54 houses and 147 people, a blacksmith shop, telegraph, saloon, shipyard and school. 1872 masonic hall. 1874 granary built to store Skagit grain. By 1883 sailing ships carried daily lumber production of 74,000 bd./ft. to world markets. Utsalady was point of departure for early white settlers in Stillaguamish and Skagit valleys.
 
Location. 48° 15.342′ N, 122° 30.255′ W. Marker is in Camano, Washington, in Snohomish County. Marker is on North Shore Drive north of West Utsalady Point Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camano Island WA 98282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camano City Schoolhouse and Community Hall History (approx. 5.7 miles away); History of Camano/Camano City (approx. 5.7 miles away); Clara J. Stanwood Pearson (approx. 6.2 miles away);

Utsalady Historic Site Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 8, 2019
2. Utsalady Historic Site Marker - wide view
Stanwood Area Historical Society Veterans' Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Oak Harbor’s Early “Town” (approx. 6.8 miles away); Oak Harbor's Ties to the Sea (approx. 6.9 miles away); Flintstone Park Flagpole (approx. 6.9 miles away); Beeksma’s Corner (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camano.
 
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Woodcarving of historical view of Utsalady, carved by Carl Streyer and Gene Remington image. Click for full size.
1979
3. Woodcarving of historical view of Utsalady, carved by Carl Streyer and Gene Remington
<i>Utsalady, Washington, ca. 1884</i> image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the University of Washington Libraries, circa 1884
4. Utsalady, Washington, ca. 1884
"Field and houses with the lumber mill or sawmill in the distance, Utsalady, Washington, probably 1884"
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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