Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Snohomish in Snohomish County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Ferguson Cottage

 
 
Ferguson Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2021
1. Ferguson Cottage Marker
Inscription.  
The cottage you see on the bluff above
was Snohomish County's first courthouse,
first post office and our first city hall.
Originally built in Steilacoom
and delivered by steamship in 1859.
It was also the home of city founder,
Emory Canda Ferguson
(1833-1911)

 
Erected 2010.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 47° 54.623′ N, 122° 5.628′ W. Marker is in Snohomish, Washington, in Snohomish County. Marker can be reached from City of Snohomish River Front Trail. Marker is located on a walking trail, two (level) minutes from the parking lot at Cady Landing. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Maple Street, Snohomish WA 98290, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 901 First Street Building, 1900 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Low Sinclair (about 300 feet away); The Ferguson Family (about 300 feet away); Site of Commercial Bank & Wilbur Pharmacy
Ferguson Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Warner Blake, March 28, 2014
2. Ferguson Cottage Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 400 feet away); Snohomish Public Library (about 500 feet away); Love at First Sight (about 600 feet away); Blackman Brothers (about 600 feet away); Otten Dry Goods Store (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snohomish.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Ferguson Cottage, 1859. An article published April 21, 2010, in the Snohomish Country Tribune (Submitted on April 8, 2014.) 

2. Riverfront Trail Markers Installed. An article announcing the dedication of the marker. (Submitted on April 8, 2014.) 

3. Emory C. Ferguson - Wikipedia. Ferguson was eulogized as the "Father of Snohomish" (Submitted on April 8, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Ferguson Cottage Marker (looking north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2021
3. Ferguson Cottage Marker (looking north)
Ferguson Cottage Marker (looking south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2021
4. Ferguson Cottage Marker (looking south)
Ferguson Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Dilgard Drawling
5. Ferguson Cottage
Emory Canda Ferguson c. 1889 image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
6. Emory Canda Ferguson c. 1889
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2014, by Warner Blake of Snohomish, WA Washington. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 6, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on March 28, 2014, by Warner Blake of Snohomish, WA Washington.   3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5, 6. submitted on April 8, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the cottage. • Can you help?

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=72646

Paid Advertisements
 
 

May. 24, 2022