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Fishing Family Memorial Anchor

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
1. Fishing Family Memorial Anchor Marker
Inscription.  

Anchor Donated by
Marion N. Stancic
In Memory of a Fishing Family:

Nickolas Castelan, Sr. 1874-1921
John (Evo) Stancic 1891-1971
John B. Stancic 1905-1974
John S. Jerkovich, Sr. 1896-1974
George A. Plancich, Sr. 1898-1963
Peter Markovich, Sr. 1891-1954
Marko Markovich 1888-1957

Dedicated August 15, 1983

 
Erected 1983 by Harbor Holidays, Inc. and Marion N. Stancic.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is August 15, 1983.
 
Location. 47° 19.85′ N, 122° 34.911′ W. Marker is in Gig Harbor, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is at the intersection of Harborview Drive and Rosedale Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Harborview Drive. Marker and anchor are at the Jericich Dock Observation Platform at Skansie Brothers Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3215 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. First Settlers (a few steps from this marker); Across the Bay
Fishing Family Memorial Anchor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
2. Fishing Family Memorial Anchor and Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Lost At Sea (a few steps from this marker); Our First Sawmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Explore Gig Harbor Wildwaters (within shouting distance of this marker); Skansie Netshed & House (within shouting distance of this marker); Skansie Brothers Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of the Business District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gig Harbor.
 
Also see . . .  The Nicholas Castelan Family (Harbor History Museum Blog, 2017). (Submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Fishing Family Memorial Anchor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
3. Fishing Family Memorial Anchor and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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