“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Snohomish County, Washington

Clickable Map of Snohomish County, Washington and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Snohomish County, WA (50) Chelan County, WA (8) Island County, WA (46) King County, WA (177) Kitsap County, WA (22) Skagit County, WA (27)  SnohomishCounty(50) Snohomish County (50)  ChelanCounty(8) Chelan County (8)  IslandCounty(46) Island County (46)  KingCounty(177) King County (177)  KitsapCounty(22) Kitsap County (22)  SkagitCounty(27) Skagit County (27)
Everett is the county seat for Snohomish County
Adjacent to Snohomish County, Washington
      Chelan County (8)  
      Island County (46)  
      King County (177)  
      Kitsap County (22)  
      Skagit County (27)  
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1 Washington, Snohomish County, Camano — Utsalady Historic Site
Indian name Doksk Ad First white settlers 1853. 1855 the bark Anandyr sailed first cargo ship spars to the French shipyards at Brest. Saw mill began operation 1857. First lumber export to Shanghai 1860. By 1870 there were 54 houses and 147 . . . Map (db m141229) HM
2 Washington, Snohomish County, Edmonds — 12 — Carnegie Library & Log Cabin — Stages of History: Walk Through Time —
Carnegie Library/Historical Museum The first public library in Edmonds was opened in 1901, with a rotating stock of books provided by the Washington State Traveling Library Committee. In 1909, Reverend Lockwood succeeded in acquiring a $5000 . . . Map (db m197204) HM
3 Washington, Snohomish County, Edmonds — Carnegie Library Building — Historic Site
Constructed with a $5000 gift from industrialist Andrew Carnegie, this building opened as a free public library in 1911. Until 1962 it housed the library upstairs and the Edmonds City Hall downstairs. After other civic uses, it became the home of . . . Map (db m197169) HM
4 Washington, Snohomish County, Edmonds — The Olympic Mountains
The Olympic Mountains began life 35 million years ago as part of the ancient sea floor that thrust against the North American plate. Inexorable geologic forces fractured and folded these layers of rock and lifted them high into the air. Erosion . . . Map (db m75486) HM
5 Washington, Snohomish County, Everett — Fire Station No.2
Erected 1925 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197205) HM
6 Washington, Snohomish County, Everett — Ken Griffey Jr.
Ken Griffey Jr.'s first professional hit, a home run, landed near this spot on June 17, 1987. During the fourth inning of his second pro game, Griffey, age 17, playing for Bellingham against Everett in Northwest League action, muscled a 1-0 . . . Map (db m86609) HM
7 Washington, Snohomish County, Everett — Legion Park
The Legion Park overlook allows a glimpse into the distant past. Here the panoramic view of Port Gardner Bay extends all the way to Mukilteo, and includes views of Smith Island, Priest Point, Camano, Jetty and Gedney (Hat) Islands. On a clear day . . . Map (db m135694) HM
8 Washington, Snohomish County, Everett — The Jackknife Bridge at Ebey Slough — 1914 - 1980
Jackknife Bridge being raised over Ebey Slough, c. 1914. A Bridge with a Past.
This historic “Jackknife Bridge” was built in 1914, spanning Ebey Slough, giving access to the rich farmland of the Snohomish River delta and raising for . . . Map (db m197207) HM
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9 Washington, Snohomish County, Lake Stevens — Sirita's Playground
Sirita's playground was built in August 2007, by the Lake Stevens Community in memory of Sirita Jimmina Sotelo. Special thanks to Gary & Magda Malkasian and all foster parents who open their homes and hearts providing a safe haven for children . . . Map (db m178921) HM
10 Washington, Snohomish County, Lynnwood — Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage
This cottage was built in 1917 by the Puget Mill Company as a residence for the superintendent of the 33-acre Alderwood Manor Demonstration Farm. F.C. McClane was the superintendent until the Company closed the Demonstration Farm in 1933. The . . . Map (db m60021) HM
11 Washington, Snohomish County, Lynnwood — Humble House
The park site’s original residence was built in 1919 by the Puget Mill Company, and first owned by Joseph R. and Harriet B. Holt. In 1934, wanting to “live in the country,” Mildred and Albert Humble and their two daughters, Janice and . . . Map (db m60022) HM
12 Washington, Snohomish County, Lynnwood — Interurban Trolley
Trolley Car 55 is a 1907 Interurban single-ended, wood framed electric rail car that was constructed by the Niles Carbody Works and delivered to the Seattle-Everett Traction Company in 1910. The Interurban Rail Line provided commuter service from . . . Map (db m60023) HM
13 Washington, Snohomish County, Lynnwood — Wickers Building
Built by the Puget Mill Company in 1919, this grocery and supply store was located on the North Trunk Road in Alderwood Manor (now 196th Street SW in Lynnwood). The Main Store was a familiar landmark half-way between Seattle and Everett to . . . Map (db m60020) HM
14 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Assistant Keeper's House — (Later called Quarters B by the Coast Guard)
This house, built in 1905-1906 as part of the Mukilteo Light Station, was designed by Carl W. Leick. The first family to occupy this house was that of the first Assistant Lighthouse Keeper, David O. Kinyon. The photo shows how the original light . . . Map (db m159828) HM
15 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Commemorating Signing Point Elliott Treaty — Mulkilteo — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 2 —
Erected for Washington Territorial CentennialMap (db m178831) HM
16 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Early Explorers — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 7
Early Explorers of the Mukilteo Region We do not know the name of the first man or women to venture into the Mukilteo area, but we do know that the ancestors of today’s Native Americans migrated from Asia to North America at least 12,000 . . . Map (db m61041) HM
17 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Geology of Mukilteo — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 7
Geology The landscape you see from Lighthouse Park has been shaped by geologic processes. These processes have been working slowly and steadily over the past 2 million years of the Quaternany period, a long episode of creation and . . . Map (db m178911) HM
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18 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Historic Mukilteo — Model of Racial Harmony
The hospitality of early Mukilteo residents to families of Japanese workers at Crown Lumber Co. The Japanese lived near this marker in an area known as Japanese Gulch from 1903 until the 1930's, when the sawmill closed . . . Map (db m178726) HM
19 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Landing Site of Capt. George Vancouver
On May 30, 1792 Captain Vancouver and his party anchored off this point and came ashore the following morning. Commissioned by the British to survey the N.W. Coast of America, they named this area Rose Point for the many wild roses that grew here.Map (db m83866) HM
20 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Light Station and Park — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 1
Welcome to a walking tour of Mukilteo Lighthouse Park and Mukilteo's historic light station. We hope you enjoy this walk, learning more about Mukilteo and its lighthouse. The tour is fully accessible, and restrooms are located here in the park. . . . Map (db m178833) HM
21 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Mukilteo Light Station — Established 1906
This property has been placed on: The National Register of Historic Places by the Department of the Interior and on the Washington Heritage Register by the Governor's Advisory Council on historic . . . Map (db m83865) HM
22 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Native Americans — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 2
Use of the Spit in Mukilteo This area is within the traditional territory of the Snohomish who, along with the Snoqualmie, Skykomish and other allied tribes and bands, are Salish-speaking indigenous peoples that lived along the shoreline . . . Map (db m178832) HM
23 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Permission to come ashore — gʷəɬaɬliləxʷ ɬi siʔiʔab
"When you're on the water, you know that you're celebrating your ancestors and taking care of your spirit" -Tulalip tribal member, Sydney Napeahl. Cedar canoes are the traditional mode of transportation for Coastal Native American . . . Map (db m179260) HM
24 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — 55 — Point Elliott Treaty — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 2 — Registered State Historic Place —
Treaty of Point Elliott, 1855 On January 22, 1855, a treaty was negotiated between the United States Government and the Coast Salish tribes of this area. More than 2,000 Indians gathered here from throughout the Northern Puget Sound . . . Map (db m178806) HM
25 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — The Keeper's House — (Later called Quarters A by the Coast Guard)
The Keeper's House, designed by Carl W. Leick, was built in 1905-1906 along with the lighthouse and other light station buildings. Peter N. Christiansen, Mukilteo's first lighthouse keeper, lived here with his family until 1925. Christiansen had . . . Map (db m159815) HM
26 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — The Orca People — qalqaləxič
Coast Salish peoples, here for thousands of years before settlers arrived, shared a strong belief in the existence of "myth age," when beings sharing both human and animal qualities roamed the earth. According to legend, a Changer . . . Map (db m179253) HM
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27 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — The Salmon People — sʔuladxʷbixʷ xʷəʔaʔxʷəʔ
In 1853, Washington's territorial governor Isaac Stevens identified 30 different Indian tribes in the Puget Sound area. A presidential order directed him to sign treaties with them. The Point Elliott Treaty, signed on this waterfront in 1855, . . . Map (db m179257) HM
28 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Tradition of Carving — Mulkilteo Walking Tour Stop 3
The Gifts from the Old Growth Cedars Back 1,000 years ago until the 1880’s, old growth cedar was abundant along the drainages of our streams and the Snohomish River. Just as salmon and marine species played an important role in providing . . . Map (db m178754) HM
29 Washington, Snohomish County, Mukilteo — Treaty of Point Elliott — 1855 - 1930
At this place on January 22, 1855, Governor Isaac I. Stevens concluded the treaty by which the Indians ceded the lands from Point Pully to the British boundary. Of the one hundred signatures, eighty-two were by Indian chiefs, headmen . . . Map (db m135450) HM
30 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 901 First Street Building, 1900 — Founders Award for Historic Preservation 2009 — Snohomish Historic Society —
This award was presented to Zouhair Mardini and Mosaic Architecture for their demonstrated dedication to the true preservation and restoration of the historic features of the 901 First Street Building, ensuring that the additions were . . . Map (db m179010) HM
31 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 5 — Blackman Brothers — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
Alanson, Elhanan, and Hyrcanus were all born in a town named to honor their grandfather, Bradley. He assumed Leonard's Mill on Nicolas Stream in 1828, and over the next 50 years, the family milling operation grew so successful that even . . . Map (db m179120) HM
32 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Douglas Fir Log
This 12 foot 5 inch diameter log is from a Douglas Fir felled in the Lake Roesiger District by Lervick Logging Company, June 15, 1940. It is estimated to be 620 years old.Map (db m178922) HM
33 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Earl Winehart American Legion Post No. 96 Memorial
Snohomish's Fallen Heroes WWI Merle C. Alexander • Glenn T. Bagley • Guy C. Cooper Frank C. Danner • Oscar Dickson • John Hawks Gay L. Jones • William E. Koplitz • Jules Le Maitre Julius C. Morse • Reginald W. Newman • Jesse I. . . . Map (db m179124) HM
34 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Ferguson Cottage
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 . . . Map (db m72646) HM
35 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — First Court House Cornerstone and Bell
This corner stone and bell were salvaged from the First Snohomish Court House constructed in 1891. The Snohomish School District purchased the building in 1906 to be used as the school house. It was removed in 1938 so that the . . . Map (db m179013) HM
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36 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 6 — Love at First Sight — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
Nina Blackman graduated from Oakland High School in 1883, then studied for and passed the teacher's examination board with a certificate to teach primary school. Surprising both her mother and fiancι, Nina accepted a teaching position in . . . Map (db m179072) HM
37 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 4 — Mary Low Sinclair — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
"There was no time to be lonesome." Mary Low, age 11, and her family were members of the Denny Party that arrived at Alki Point in 1851. Many of the Denny Party became the first settlers of Seattle. The Lows, however, settled in Port . . . Map (db m178945) HM
38 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 8 — Mr. and Mrs. Lot Wilbur — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
Jennie and Lot Wilbur celebrated their wedding anniversary on April 8th; she was 24 years old and he was two years younger when they married in 1868. The union produced no children, but together they established the first drug store in . . . Map (db m179211) HM
39 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Otten Dry Goods Store — Mark's Building — Nationally Registered Historic District —
Built in 1888 Site of first flush toilet in SnohomishMap (db m179065) HM
40 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Schott's Meat Market — Pioneer Market Building — Nationally Registered Historic District —
First 3 story structure in Snohomish Built in 1888Map (db m179026) HM
41 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Site of City Hotel & Lower Level Shops — New Brunswick Apartments — Nationally Registered Historic District —
Built in 1905Map (db m179025) HM
42 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Site of Commercial Bank & Wilbur Pharmacy — Kendra Building — Nationally Registered Historic District —
Built in 1904Map (db m179066) HM
43 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Snohomish Post Office
[Historic post office photos]Map (db m179074) HM
44 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — Snohomish Public Library
The gift of Andrew Carnegie Fovnded MCMI Erected MCMIX ——————————— Original Building Construction 1909 City Restoration Project 2020 Town Halls & Master Plan 2017 & 2018 State Grants 2018 & 2019 Final Design 2019 . . . Map (db m178940) HM
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45 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 3 — The Ferguson Family — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
Lucetta Gertrude Morgan was 11 years old when the family moved to Olympia, Washington Territory. Eight years later, she met Emory Ferguson during his service as a legislator. What a lucky break for both seasoned pioneers: An eligible . . . Map (db m179006) HM
46 Washington, Snohomish County, Snohomish — 7 — The Northern Star — Early Snohomish Heritage Trail — Short Stories of Those Who Came Before Us —
The First Lawyer and Doctor Start a Newspaper The two guiding lights of Snohomish’s first newspaper arrived in town a month apart. Eldridge Morse (1847-1914) trained as a lawyer at the University of Michigan. He and his young family . . . Map (db m179210) HM
47 Washington, Snohomish County, Stanwood — Clara J. Stanwood Pearson — (Born circa 1849 - Died July 3, 1910)
The town of Stanwood, Washington was named for her. Fifteen days after her death the Stanwood town council honored Mrs. Pearson that referred to her as a " and benefactress of our town...(whose) life work and best efforts have been . . . Map (db m140756) HM
48 Washington, Snohomish County, Stanwood — Stanwood Area Historical Society Veterans' Memorial
WORLD WAR I Harvey C. Baker · Joseph E. Bruseth · Albert N. Buli · Ray W. Bunton · Andrew Engebretsen · Frank H. Hancock · Bert Stevens · Jacob B. Teiseth · Emma J. Thorsen · Andrew Wik · Alfred Kristoferson WORLD WAR . . . Map (db m143280) WM
49 Washington, Snohomish County, Sultan — Douglas Fir Log
Douglas Fir 1000 years old from the Sultan Basin Donated by Roesler Timber Co. & Sky Valley Lions - 1976Map (db m179236) HM
50 Washington, Snohomish County, Sultan — Snohomish County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — 1st Washington Freedom Rock
Trailblazer Sam Wold Jr. [70th Infantry Division "Trailblazers" and Tulalip Tribe orca emblems] Challenger Commander Dick Scobee [Congressional Space Medal of Honor]Map (db m179237) WM
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May. 30, 2023