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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Deception Pass State Park, Washington

 
Clickable Map of Island County, Washington and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Island County, WA (26) Jefferson County, WA (18) Kitsap County, WA (21) San Juan County, WA (0) Skagit County, WA (21) Snohomish County, WA (17)  IslandCounty(26) Island County (26)  JeffersonCounty(18) Jefferson County (18)  KitsapCounty(21) Kitsap County (21)  SanJuanCounty(0) San Juan County (0)  SkagitCounty(21) Skagit County (21)  SnohomishCounty(17) Snohomish County (17)
Location of Deception Pass State Park, Washington
    Island County (26)
    Jefferson County (18)
    Kitsap County (21)
    San Juan County (0)
    Skagit County (21)
    Snohomish County (17)
 
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1Washington (Island County), Deception Pass State Park — Deception PassA Mysterious Channel — Welcome to Deception Pass State Park —
The swirling waters that pass in and out of the narrow channels between Whidbey Island and Fidalgo Island have captivated visitors to this area for thousands of years. Salish Native American tribes were the first human inhabitants of these . . . Map (db m74012) HM
2Washington (Island County), Deception Pass State Park — Deception PassBefore the Bridge — Welcome to Deception Pass State Park —
It's hard to imagine Deception Pass without the bridge. But until 1935, the gap between Fidalgo Island and Whidbey Island could only be crossed by boat. In 1924 a small ferry called the Deception Pass began running between Yokeko Point . . . Map (db m74083) HM
3Washington (Island County), Deception Pass State Park — Deception PassA Park Divided — Welcome to Deception Pass State Park —
When the federal government transferred 1,700 acres of land on Fidalgo Island and Whidbey Island to the State of Washington in 1925, Deception Pass State Park was barely an idea. For decades, the land had been a military reservation set aside . . . Map (db m74085) HM
 
 
  
  
 
Apr. 21, 2021