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Gig Harbor in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Skansie Netshed & House

 
 
Skansie Netshed & House NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
1. Skansie Netshed & House NRHP Marker
Inscription.  

This property has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

Andrew & Bertha
Skansie Netshed & House
~Circa 1910~

This property possesses national significance in
commemorating the rich cultural heritage of
Washington State and Gig Harbor[']s link to the
fishing and boatbuilding industries associated
with the city[']s earliest Croatian settlers.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 47° 19.842′ N, 122° 34.879′ W. Marker is in Gig Harbor, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on Harborview Drive north of Pioneer Way, on the right when traveling north. Building is fronted by Skansie Brothers Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3211 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor WA 98335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Explore Gig Harbor Wildwaters (a few steps from this marker); Across the Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost At Sea
Skansie Netshed image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
2. Skansie Netshed
Marker on wall by doorway
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Skansie Brothers Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Fishing Family Memorial Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); First Settlers (within shouting distance of this marker); Our First Sawmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of the Business District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gig Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andrew & Bertha Skansie Net Shed and House National Register Registration Form. (Submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ancich Brothers Netshed (Harbor History Museum Blog, 2013).
Provides an overview of Gig Harbor netsheds
(Submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Gig Harbor's Historic Netsheds. (Submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Skansie, Andrew and Bertha Borovich, House, Downtown, Gig Harbor, WA. (Submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Skansie Netshed image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
3. Skansie Netshed
View from Jerisich Dock observation platform
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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