General Information

Experience Washington Official Website of Washington State Tourism

Find what you need to plan the perfect trip to Washington State from the official website by Washington State Tourism.
www.tourism.wa.gov/ 

 

Washington State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song

Washington information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representitives, songs, birds, flowers, trees.
www.50states.com/washingt.htm

 

Washington QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Jul 25, 2008 ... Frequently requested statistics for Washington. ... Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population ...
quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/53000.html 

 

Washington State Historical Society

Explore the museum's Hall of Washington History and discover a new view of the past, from frontier towns to modern technology. Includes events, programs ...

www.wshs.org/

 

HistoryLink.org- the Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State ...

Dedicated to Washington State History. Includes timelines, biographies, slideshows, and links.
www.historylink.org/

 

CVO Menu - Washington State Volcanoes and Volcanics

includes all the major Cascade Range Volcanoes, plus more; Volcanoes of Lewis and Clark -- includes sightings of three Washington State Volcanoes ...
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Washington/framework.html 

 

USGS Washington Water Science Center USGS Home Page

Here you'll find information on Washington's rivers and streams. ... stations in the state, many of which form the backbone of flood-warning systems. ...
wa.water.usgs.gov/

 

      Washington State Geology Index Map

Washington State Geologic Maps and LANDSAT images.
wa_geology.home.comcast.net/ 

 

      Economy of Washington including Washington Agriculture and ...

Economy of Washington including Washington agriculuture, manufacturing, and service industries.
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Washington State Primary Sources

Historical Records, Newspapers & Classics in Washington State History, Rural Heritage, Historic Washington Newspapers, Legislative Building Photographs, and Online Presentations.

http://www.sos.wa.gov/history/Default.aspx

 

Apples 

 

Washington State Apple Commission

Apple varieties, history of the association, health and nutrition information, facts, kids' section, recipes, grower profiles, map of growing regions, ...
www.bestapples.com/

 

Apple Journal-- Washington Orchards

Apples first found their way to Washington state in 1826 on a Hudson's Bay Company sailing vessel. The captain of the ship, George Simpson, was given the ...
www.applejournal.com/wa00.htm 
 

 

Simply Washington
Faces and places of Washington. tourism, outdoor recreation, coffee houses, businesses, colleges and universities,state history, Native American heritage, early exploreres, high-tech innovators, and international trade.

 

 Wildlife / Salmon

 

 

Washington Wildlife 



      Conservationists -- hunters, fishers, hikers and outdoor-enthusiasts -- protecting wildlife, habitat, public access and supporting education programs to inform people about our natural               
      resources.  
     

    

 WDFW -- Salmon Recovery in Washington State

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is the state leader in providing information about all things related to fish and wildlife in Washington State.
 

 

 Coastal Indians

 

        Pacific Northwest Coastal Indians

A history of the NW Coast

 

A HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST COAST ... Ship based fur trade, the Indians had the upper hand. March 20, 1799, William Sturges spends a night in a Haida village ...
www.hallman.org/indian/.www.html 

      

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

This site provides an extensive digital collection of original photographs and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures, ...
content.lib.washington.edu/aipnw/

 

Plateau Indians 

 

The daily life and culture of the Plateau Indians was very interesting ... The Plateau Indians had special celebrations for their children as they grew up. ...
pio.wsd.wednet.edu/SAMMgrant/NativeAm/life/life.htm

 

 

The Whitman Conflict

 

 Mary Marsh Cason's version of the Whitman Massacre

The following letter is from the original account of Mary Marsh Cason's version of the Whitman Massacre. The copy of which I'm provided is by no stretch of ...
gesswhoto.com/whitman.html 

 

PBS - THE WEST - Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

Sketch of the Whitman Compound by a survivor of the massacre .... Two years after the attack, Tiloukaikt and several others involved in the Whitman Massacre ...
www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/whitman.htm

 

Missionaries in the Pacific Northwest
From the Library of Congress, the history of the American Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/pacific/history3.html

 

STORY OF AN INDIAN MASSACRE BY AN EYEWITNESS OF THE TRAGEDY

Below we published an interesting letter written in 1855 by Miss Elizabeth Sager , a cousin of C.A. Sager of Promise City and E.M. Sager south of town. ...
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wawallaw/oregon.html 

 

Sager Story - Whitman Mission National Historic Site

Apr 18, 2005 ... Catherine Sager Pringle, Elizabeth Sager Helm, and Matilda Sager Delaney. Taken at the 50th anniversary commemoration, November 1897. ..

(Note: This site contains a picture of the 3 surviving sisters.)

 

 

PBS - THE WEST - Across the Plains in 1844

Across the Plains in 1844. by Catherine Sager Pringle (c. 1860). Contents Chapter I - On the Plains in 1844 · Chapter II - Waiilatpu Massacre, 1847 ...

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/sager1.htm

 

The Whitman Massacre
Retribution or Revenge?  From the National Park Service website.

 

 

A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre - Google Books Result

by Matilda Sager - 1920 - Frontier and pioneer life - 46 pages
Cover title: The Whitman massacre.
books.google.com/books?id=GwlyNVYyQGAC...

 

 

PBS - THE WEST - Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman were both from upstate New York. Narcissa Prentiss was born in 1808 in Prattsburgh, New York, into a devout Presbyterian family. ...
www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/whitman.htm

 

PBS - THE WEST - The Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman 1836 ...

The Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman 1836 - 1847. [Show Table of Contents]. ON BOARD STEAMBOAT SIAM March 15, 1836. Dear, Dear Mother: ...
www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/whitman

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Diary of Narcissa Whitman

DIARIES AND JOURNALS OF NARCISSA WHITMAN 1836. ON BOARD STEAMBOAT SIAM March 15, 1836. Dear, Dear Mother: Your proposal concerning keeping a diary as I ...

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/whitman1.htm

 

Fort Vancouver 

     Fort Vancouver National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

Feb 2, 2009 ... Official National Park Service expanded site with an extensive history of the fort. Located in Vancouver, WA.
www.nps.gov/fova/ 

 

Early Treaty-Making in WA State

      "The Treaty Trail, A Treaty Trail lesson plan, Examining Artifacts ...

The Treaty Trail: Isaac Stevens' Treaty Councils 1854-1856. • Flash Movie • Site Introduction. • Tribal Homelands ... Washington State History Museum ...
stories.washingtonhistory.org/TreatyTrail/teaching/artifact-encounter.htm

 

Washington State Historical Society

Nez Perce Treaty Trail

http://washingtonhistoryonline.org/treatytrail/treaties/timeline/treaty_7.htm

 

     Washington Secretary of State - Washington History: Historical ...

Washington Secretary of State. Keywords. Washington History ... Native Americans: Treaties: Medicine Creek Treaty, 1854 · Native Americans: Treaties: Point ...
www.secstate.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx 

 

 

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest

Curriculum ideas for teachers that further students' understanding of Indian history and experience beyond the negotiation of treaties and the establishment of reservations.
 

     Curriculum Materials for Washington State Schools

III. History of Treaty Making and Reservations on the Olympic Peninsula ... sailed into the waters off the coast of what is now the state of Washington, ...

http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Classroom%20Materials/Curriculum%20Packets/Treaties%20&%20Reservations/Treaties%20&%20Reservations%20Main.html

    

      Governors Office of Indian Affairs

Welcome to Washington State Governor's Office of Indian Affairs. ... Treaties. What this image is. Map Link to map · Access Washington ...
www.goia.wa.gov/Treaties/Treaties.htm

 

 

     HistoryLink.org- the Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State ...

The Treaty of Point No Point was signed on January 26, 1855, ..... Major Support for HistoryLink.org Provided By: The State of Washington | Patsy Bullitt ...
www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=5637 

 

Pig War

 

      New Pig War Page


The “Pig War”, as the confrontation on San Juan Island came to be called, had its origin in the Anglo-American dispute over possession of the Oregon Country ...

San Juan Island National Historical Park - The Pig War (U.S. ...
Dec 17, 2007 ... James Douglas and; Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, RN. It was through these four that the Pig War crisis unfolded in July 1859. ...www.nps.gov/sajh/historyculture/the-pig-war.htm

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Mother Joseph

 

      HistoryLink Essay:Mother Joseph of the Sisters of Providence ...

Mother Joseph of the Sisters of Providence gained posthumous recognition in 1980, when the U.S. Senate accepted her statue, a gift from Washington state, ...
www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=pf_output.cfm&file_id=5483 -