Coupeville in Island County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Original Home of Seattle’s Best Coﬀee
“I bought a small old fashion coffee roaster and I plan to roast my own coffee. Front Street will never smell the same!”
– Jim Stewart 1969
Jim and Dave Stewart, coffee pioneers and founders of Seattle’s Best Coffee, opened their first shop here in 1969. They initially called their business the Wet Whisker. The business became known as Seattle’s Best Coffee in 1991 when Jim and Dave won a contest for the best coffee in Seattle.
Location. 48° 13.268′ N, 122° 41.279′ W. Marker is in Coupeville, Washington, in Island County. Marker is on Front St NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Front St NW, Coupeville WA 98239, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keeping the Alexander Blockhouse alive!!! (within shouting distance of this marker); Zylstra Law Office (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Isaac Neff Ebey – Rebecca Whitey Ebey (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jolly Boat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Remaining Blockhouses of Central Whidbey (approx. 1.3 miles away); Davis Blockhouse Mary Barrett (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Skagit, a stately society (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coupeville.
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