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Near Coupeville in Island County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Ebey Blockhouse

 
 
Ebey Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 31, 2012
1. Ebey Blockhouse Marker
Inscription.  
One of four on this site
Built 1854

 
Erected 1954 by Marcus Whitman Chapter of Daughers of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 48° 12.094′ N, 122° 42.619′ W. Marker is near Coupeville, Washington, in Island County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Road. This marker is mounted on the Ebey Blockhouse which is located on Ebey Landing National Historic Reserve property. Access may be gained by walking from the parking lot at the end of Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coupeville WA 98239, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sunnyside (approx. ¼ mile away); A Bold New Idea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mary Barrett (approx. 0.4 miles away); Davis Blockhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Remaining Blockhouses of Central Whidbey
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Whidbey Historic District (approx. 1½ miles away); Douglas Fir Log (approx. 1.6 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church Foundation Stone (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coupeville.
 
Ebey Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 31, 2012
2. Ebey Blockhouse
The marker is mounted to the right of the entrance door.
Ebey Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 31, 2012
3. Ebey Blockhouse
Ebey Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 31, 2012
4. Ebey Blockhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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