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  1. KorbenDallas

    1918-1929: USA, Maryhill Stonehenge. WW1 Memorial?

    The Maryhill Stonehenge is a replica of England's Stonehenge located in Maryhill, Washington. It was commissioned in the early 20th century by the wealthy entrepreneur Sam Hill, and dedicated on 4 July 1918 as a memorial to the people who had died in World War I. The memorial is constructed of...
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    Old and New Washington State Capitol Buildings in Olympia

    I am not particularly interested in the history of the buildings located on the Washington State campus in Olympia. Well, I have not been up to this point. The construction process of these buildings is pretty well documented, and has plenty of photographs. This is especially true for the...
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    Ancient Greek Juan de Fuca - who was he?

    To fully understand the below content, the following articles should be taken into consideration: Bizarre transformation of the North American Continent: 16th through 19th centuries 1770s: Seattle, Tsunami, Earthquakes, Lake Washington and Underwater Forests The PTB History Fabrication Tools...
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    1892 Washington Square Arch

    The original arch, made of plaster and wood, was erected in 1889 to commemorate the centennial of the inauguration of President Washington. Due to its immense popularity (KD: what else is new?), the permanent marble arch, designed by New York architect Stanford White, was built in 1892...
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    Mud Flood evidence in the City of Port Townsend, WA

    Recalling that Elmer H. Fisher found enough time in 1889 to distinguish himself in Port Townsend as well, I decided to go for a nice, 100 mile drive to visit this wonderful city. Western Washington State was kind enough to grant some mighty fine sunny weather. Port Townsend is a pretty small...
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    Was there a Global Flood in 1860-1870?

    Accidentally ran into some documents kept at the US Library of Congress, pertaining to the Port Angeles (WA) Flood of 1863. "In 1863 a great flood, such as never happened before or since, swept away most of the houses of the town and demolished the customs house. No one could figure out what...
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