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Washington local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Evergreen State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the wooden Mosquito Fleet to the sleek art deco ferries of Puget Sound, to lighthouses and lifesaving on Washington's outer coast, the harbors and woodlands of San Juan Island, to Seattle's historic hotels and restaurants, and towns like Tacoma, Walla Walla, Yakima, Spokane, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Washington.


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African Americans in Spokane
African Americans in Spokane

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In 1888, black men were recruited from the southern states to come to Roslyn, Washington, to work in the mines. What they had not known unti ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738570112
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, held during the summer of 1909, was the first “world’s fair” held in Seattle. Capitalizing on the popul ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571324
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition

$7.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Postcards of America
The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Sha ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738571089
Alderwood Manor
Alderwood Manor

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In 1917, the community of Alderwood Manor was developed on Puget Mill Company’s logged-off land, where the city of Lynnwood now stands. Prom ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531014
Anacortes
Anacortes

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Located on the north shore of Fidalgo Island in Washington State’s Puget Sound, Anacortes was founded by railroad surveyor Amos Bowman and n ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571294
Anacortes
Anacortes

$7.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Postcards of America
Anacortes boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Bret Lunsford explores the to ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738571300
Anderson Island
Anderson Island

$19.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Named for Alexander Caulfield Anderson, the chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Nisqually, Anderson Island has an early histor ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738548548
Auburn
Auburn

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Auburn has been a town of many names. Native Americans referred to it as Ilalko, the town’s founders called it Slaughter, and finally, city ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467131117
Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge Island

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Bainbridge Island sits in the middle of Puget Sound in Washington State. Its unique history starts with the Native Americans and includes lo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738599922
Ballard Locks, The
Ballard Locks, The

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, known locally as the Ballard Locks, are an integral part of Seattle’s extensive waterways. The busiest facili ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559179
Baseball in Tacoma-Pierce County
Baseball in Tacoma-Pierce County

$21.99 Backordered
state: Washington
series: Images of Baseball
The Tacoma-Pierce County area has enjoyed a rich tradition of baseball from the sandlot beginnings in 1874, to the first professional game a ...
Images of Baseball Backordered $21.99 9780738581941
Bellevue: Post World War II Years
Bellevue: Post World War II Years

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Bellevue has grown, in just a few generations, from a small farming town into an important urban center and economic hub, with the foundatio ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467131599
Bellingham
Bellingham

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Bellingham is known as the city of subdued excitement, but it was not always this way. From its discovery by a British naval captain to its ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132756
Big Bend Railroads
Big Bend Railroads

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Washington
series: Images of Rail
The Big Bend area had its start with a land grant given by President Lincoln to the Northern Pacific Railway. As such, the railway company h ...
Images of Rail Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132534
Boeing Field
Boeing Field

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Washington
series: Images of Aviation
Even before there were runways, the area south of the city of Seattle was Washington’s aviation hub. Charles Hamilton, a daredevil dubbed “C ...
Images of Aviation Reprinting $21.99 9780738556154
Bonney Lake's Plateau
Bonney Lake's Plateau

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The story of Bonney Lake and the plateau is not about towns and their storefronts, but of the enduring people who settled there before and a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582085
Brewing in Seattle
Brewing in Seattle

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Brewing beer in Seattle can be traced back to 1864, when in the small, unincorporated town of under 1,000 people the first brewery opened an ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738595238
Bridges of Spokane
Bridges of Spokane

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Spokane's history begins with the arrival of explorer David Thompson, who established the trading post Spokane House in 1810. From that peri ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596358
Burien
Burien

$22.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of Modern America
Given the beauty of the landscape and its ideal location just south of Seattle, it’s easy to understand why Gottlieb Burian set down his 19t ...
Images of Modern America Available $22.99 9781467132657
Camano Island
Camano Island

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Camano Island is one of dozens of islands in Puget Sound once covered with immense stands of Douglas fir and Western red cedar. Beginning in ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531359
Camas
Camas

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
When Henry Pittock, the owner of the Oregonian, wanted a new paper mill to supply his newspaper, he chose a site 16 miles upriver from Vanco ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738530925
Castle Rock
Castle Rock

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Early travelers coming up the Cowlitz River saw a large rock formation next to the river, which they named Castle Rock. It was here, nestled ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738570921
Cemeteries of Seattle
Cemeteries of Seattle

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
A fascinating story exists just below Seattle’s surface, buried in the city’s many historic cemeteries. Founded in 1872 on land acquired fro ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548135
Cemeteries of Tacoma
Cemeteries of Tacoma

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
During the mid-19th century, coffins were built with a drawstring bell to serve as an alarm in case one had the misfortune of being buried a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738575315
Chehalis
Chehalis

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
After Schuyler and Eliza Saunders staked out property in 1851, early pioneers referred to the soggy Chehalis River bottomland as “Saunders B ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738576039
Clallam County
Clallam County

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The first settlements of Clallam County were along the coast of the Olympic Peninsula, at the gateway to Victoria, British Columbia, and Pug ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738520957
Clarkston
Clarkston

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Clarkston, Washington, and Lewiston, Idaho, are twin cities that meet at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers in southeast Wash ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467133012
Coupeville
Coupeville

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The second-oldest town in Washington is Coupeville, founded in 1853. Until the white settlement of the 1850s, the Lower Skagit Indians lived ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738588957
Downtown Everett
Downtown Everett

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Situated on a deep-water bay, Everett’s timber-covered peninsula was irresistible to early investors. Natural resources were abundant, and i ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738530895
Downtown Tacoma
Downtown Tacoma

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad selected the south shore of Commencement Bay as the terminus of its transcontinental line. Connected ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738570020
Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Named for a British sea explorer, Vancouver was conceived in the early 1800s when Lewis and Clark camped at the waterfront and deemed the ar ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738529592
Early Ballard
Early Ballard

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The first land claim in what would become the city of Ballard was made in 1852, but it wasn’t until a ship captain named William Rankin Ball ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548173
Early Monroe
Early Monroe

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In the middle of the 19th century, those who ventured several miles up the tree-lined Snohomish River looked upon a wilderness that is now M ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738599724
Early Pasco
Early Pasco

$21.99 Backordered
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Pasco originated during the building of the transcontinental railroad’s last spur. This southeastern part of Washington was chosen as the si ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738571034
Early Snohomish
Early Snohomish

$21.99 Backordered
state: Washington
series: Images of America
This riverside city was established when a rumor surfaced that a military road would be crossing over the Snohomish River. The road never ma ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738548982
Early Spokane
Early Spokane

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Spokan Falls, known as the "Capital of the Inland Empire," was named after the Spokan Indians and the picturesque falls. In 1891, the name w ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738581453
Edmonds: 1850s–1950s
Edmonds: 1850s–1950s

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Before Edmonds became a town, it was a forest of cedar trees and evergreens. The Puget Sound’s various Indian tribes used the land for campi ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132046
Ellensburg
Ellensburg

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Ellensburg began as a small trading post in the picturesque Kittitas Valley in the early 1870s. Northwest Native Americans praised the area ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571546
Everett Fishermen
Everett Fishermen

$19.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In the late 1890s, the migration of Croatian and Norwegian fishermen to Washington State launched an era of worldwide exportation of salmon ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738558318
Federal Way
Federal Way

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Located on Puget Sound between Seattle and Tacoma, the site that became Federal Way was first settled by loggers, who in the 1860s began usi ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738558981
Ferries of Puget Sound
Ferries of Puget Sound

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Ferryboats have been a way of life on Puget Sound since settlers first arrived there. From the wooden Mosquito Fleet to the sleek art deco K ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738530871
Fife
Fife

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
When the citizens of Fife voted to incorporate the town in 1957, they sought to control their destiny and retain their idyllic community. Ho ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738588940
Filipinos in Puget Sound
Filipinos in Puget Sound

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Since the 19th century, Filipinos have immigrated to the Puget Sound region, which contains a deep inland sea once surrounded by forests and ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571348
Fishers Landing
Fishers Landing

$19.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Fishers Landing boasted many of Clark County’s earliest legislators and power brokers. Men like Solomon W. Fisher, William M. Simmons, Silas ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738558387
Forks
Forks

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Forks is a community rich in logging heritage. Situated on a prairie between the forks of rivers, the town sits amidst the beauty of the vas ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738575537
Fort Lawton
Fort Lawton

$19.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Fort Lawton was established to provide protection for the navy yard built at Bremerton in 1891 as well the cities along Puget Sound and the ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738558110
Fort Lewis
Fort Lewis

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
The area now known as Fort Lewis was first recognized for its potential as a military reservation in the early 1900s when a series of militi ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738520513
Foss Maritime Company
Foss Maritime Company

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Anyone viewing the ports of Tacoma or Seattle will be familiar with the green-and-white Foss tugboats directing huge ships into docks, scurr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548814
Fox Island
Fox Island

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Fox Island has had as wide a variety of names as inhabitants over its long and diverse history. The island was named for American lieutenant ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738558073
Frederick & Nelson
Frederick & Nelson

$21.99 Backordered
state: Washington
series: Images of America
In 1890, D. E. Frederick arrived in Seattle and, joined soon after by Nels Nelson, started what would become one of the Northwest’s best-lov ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738558653

 
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