Coupeville in Island County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The Crockett Blockhouse
Erected by Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 48° 10.397′ N, 122° 40.339′ W. Marker is in Coupeville, Washington, in Island County. Marker is on Fort Casey Road. This marker is located between South Blockhouse Road and Crockett Farm 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northern Olympic Peninsula (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington State Ferries Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve (approx. 0.9 miles away); Guarding the Entrance to Puget Sound – Coast Artillery Corps (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ebey Blockhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sunnyside (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mary Barrett (approx. 2.8 miles away); Remaining Blockhouses of Central Whidbey (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coupeville.
More about this marker. The Crockett Blockhouse is part of Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve.
Also see . . . Crockett, Walter, Col. - Access Genealogy. After reaching Oregon Colonel Crockett directed his course to Olympia, whence, in December of 1851, he removed to W[h]idb[e]y Island, locating upon the place still owned by Walter Crockett, Jr., and upon which was built in 1857 the stockade, a view of which will be found in this work. (Submitted on November 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 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 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.