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Lewis County Washington Historical Markers

 
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By J. J. Prats, May 17, 2015
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Washington (Lewis County), Packwood — Packwood“New Deal” Skills Proved Fruitful for Lumber Industry — Lewis County

William Packwood and James Longmire traveled across Naches Pass during the 1840s exploring for an easier route east. The trail they blazed is known today as Cowlitz Pass. The explorers discovered this area in 1854 and called it Sulphur Springs; . . . — Map (db m84453) HM

Washington (Lewis County), Packwood — The Palisades are Clues to the Past
The rock before you is a clue to a geologic mystery. Between 110,000 and 20,000 years ago, a volcano erupted about nine miles away. Dacite lava flowed here and stopped, forming an unusually deep pool. Geologists don’t know for sure what blocked the . . . — Map (db m71658)
Washington (Lewis County), Packwood — Traveling Over the Cascades: Past and Present
Before Euro-Americans arrived, Native people crossed the mountains on rugged trails to visit relatives, trade with other tribes, and gather food for winter. Later, prospectors, sheepherders, settlers and early Forest Service rangers used the same . . . — Map (db m71657) HM

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