Near Coupeville in Island County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Donation claim of Jacob Ebey.
Served in War of 1812, the Black Hawk War and the Mexican War.
When 61 yrs old led company across plains with covered wagons.
Settled on Whidbey Island and built this home, four blockhouses and stockade in 1856
Given in honor of Co. Ebey, his descendants and early settlers.
Location. 48° 12.273′ N, 122° 42.421′ W. Marker is near Coupeville, Washington, in Island County. Marker is on Cemetery Road. Touch for map. This marker is at the end of Cemetery Road where the road becomes private and is gated. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Mary Barrett (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Davis Blockhouse (about 600 feet away); Remaining Blockhouses of Central Whidbey (about 600 feet away); Ebey Blockhouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Col. Isaac Neff Ebey – Rebecca Whitey Ebey (approx. 1.4 miles away); Keeping the Alexander Blockhouse alive!!! (approx. 1.4 miles away); Original Home of Seattle’s Best Coffee (approx. 1.4 miles away); Zylstra Law Office (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coupeville.
Also see . . . Jacob Ebey House _ Ebey's Forever. The house was built in 1855 by Jacob Ebey, father of Isaac Ebey. Isaac staked his donation land claim on Ebey's Prairie in 1850, and that swath of land from Ebey's Landing back to Cook Road still looks much like it did 160 years ago. (Submitted on November 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.