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History of Vashon-Maury Islands

O. S. Van Olinda

History of Vashon-Maury Islands

by O. S. Van Olinda

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Published by Shorey Book Store in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vashon Island (Wash.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby O.S. Van Olinda.
    SeriesSJS -- no. 239., SJS -- no. 239.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16606342M

      As Bruce Haulman himself describes it, Vashon-Maury Island is a photo history of Vashon-Maury Island and the first history of the island published for over 75 years; Oliver Van Olinda's The History of Vashon-Maury Island was published in This book is an absolute must-have for any Island resident with any affinity for the Island/5(11). What is Whitepages people search? Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states. We provide answers to over 2 million searches every day, helping 35 million users.

    As Vashon’s oldest real estate office, we have extensive knowledge of the island’s unique issues, and are please to help you find the home, property or island getaway you have been dreaming of. Our Services: •Access to all property listed for sale on the Vashon-Maury Islands •Local knowledge of what makes the Island lifestyle so uniqueLocation: Vashon Highway, Vashon, WA Vashon-Maury Island is located in the middle of southern Puget Sound, midway between Seattle and Tacoma, within the boundaries of King County. The island .

    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber. The Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber was founded on March 7, , by two budding newsmen, Carl Nelson and John VanDevanter. The Beachcomber went head to head with the island’s other newspaper — the Vashon Island News-Record, which had been covering the island since   Bruce Haulman lives on Vashon Island and is the director of the Vashon History Project (). He is also on the board of several local organizations including the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association (), the Friends of Mukai () and Voice of Vashon ().Brand: TheHistoryPress.


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Early History. Induring exploratory missions on Puget Sound, Captain George Vancouver named Vashon Island after his friend Captain James Vashon. When Lt.

Charles Wilkes surveyed the Sound inhe named Maury Island after William A. Maury, a member of his crew. At the time, there was a portage between the two islands. Vashon-Maury Island (Arcadia) by Vashon authors Bruce Haulman (Ellisport) and Jean Cammon Findlay (Newport) is now zed around major themes of communities, economics, transportation, ecology, politics, and shifting populations and their viewpoints, the book traces the evolution of.

Vashon Heritage. The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association Museum houses a permanent exhibit, periodic special exhibits, a History Resource Room, and an extensive archive of island photographs and other Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from pm.

Research Directors. Bruce Haulman has a PhD in History from the University of Washington. He is a retired professor of history at Green River Community College, the author of Vashon-Maury Island: Images of America (() and A Brief History of Vashon ( in press).; Alice Larson has a PhD in Social Welfare Research from the University of Washington.

Title: History of Vashon-Maury Island Told Through Photographs Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Date: 7/11/ The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's popular Images of America series is Vashon-Maury Island from local authors Bruce Haulman and Jean Cammon Findlay.

The book boasts more than vintage images and memories of days gone by/5(5). Vashon-Maury Island lies between Seattle and Tacoma and is connected to the mainland by the Washington State Ferries. The bridge proposed in the s and s did not materialize, which helped retain the island's isolation and rural lifestyle.

Like other Puget Sound islands, its original economy was based on logging, fishing, brick-making, and agriculture, especially its strawberries. Highlights of Vashon-Maury Island: • All of the profits from the sale of the book are being donated to The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association.

• The majority of the images are from the association’s archives. • The book identifies the nine major Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum: Hours, Address, Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum Reviews: /5.

there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. it is overflowing with information about the history of Vashon and Maury Islands from the days when they were inhabited only by native peoples /5(3). Vashon Island is the Gem of the Puget Sound - Get ideas for popular things to do, driving directions, ferry schedules, wedding planning ideas with help from Vashon Island businesses, events and happenings, information for local businesses, where to stay, weird and.

He will read from his latest book, “The Mostly True History of Vashon and Maury Islands: Criminal Element,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Vashon Bookshop. On his website,Austin calls himself the “Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of literature,” as his writing is a blend of history and humor that tells stories Author: Juli Goetz Morser.

by Roland Carey. Oliver Scott Van Olinda was a member of the first faculty at Vashon College inwhere he taught stenography and typing.

His History of Vashon-Maury Island was the first book of its kind to record local history, and has been republished in. Currently, she is at work on her second illustrated travel book, about the islands in the Salish Sea. The book, to be published inwill include a chapter on Vashon. Yet despite all their separate activities, Spring said she hopes her collaboration with O’Leary will Author: Elizabeth Shepherd.

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Maury Island is a tied island in Puget Sound in the U.S. state of is connected to Vashon Island by an isthmus built by local homeowners in Before construction of the isthmus, the island was connected to Vashon only during low tide.

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History of Vashon’s Independent Telephone Companies Based on interviews with Don and Louise Gallagher, the Vashon Telephone Company scrapbook, O.S. Van Olinda's History of Vashon Maury Islands, Marjorie Stanley's Beachcomber articles, Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association “White Books”, Vashon News, Vashon News Record,regional newspaper database .For many urban dwellers, Vashon and Maury Islands serve as an idyllic rural getaway.

Every weekend, especially during the summer months, these islands call out to the cyclist who craves country roads, the couple who yearns to stroll endless beaches, and the seekers of solitude who are looking for a healthy dose of Mother Nature’s finest peace and quiet.

Vashon Heritage Museum > Visit. Visit Us Vashon Heritage Museum. Built in by Norwegian immigrants, our museum home first served as a Lutheran church - a place of worship and study for themselves and their children.

a local story reflected regionally and in the evolution of American history. Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association.