Whidbey Island (eBook)

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For generations, Whidbey Island’s vivid beauty has made it a home forthose drawn in by a rural landscape and thriving communities. Whether nativetribes, pioneers, vacationers or retirees, all have enjoyed the island’slegacy. Their stories illustrate Whidbey Island residents’ devotion to theirhome. Authors Elizabeth Guss, JaniceO’Mahony and Mary Richardson offer a compelling anthology that captures thehistory behind the intentional protection and restoration of natural and culturalareas on the island. Each story sheds new light on Whidbey Island’s richheritage. From the early settlements of Native Americans and Europeans, tofederal involvement with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the U.S. Navy,continuing through the activism in the 1960s and 1970s, to today, this is thestory of Whidbey Island.

For generations, Whidbey Island’s vivid beauty has made it a home forthose drawn in by a rural landscape and thriving communities. Whether nativetribes, pioneers, vacationers or retirees, all have enjoyed the island’slegacy. Their stories illustrate Whidbey Island residents’ devotion to theirhome. Authors Elizabeth Guss, JaniceO’Mahony and Mary Richardson offer a compelling anthology that captures thehistory behind the intentional protection and restoration of natural and culturalareas on the island. Each story sheds new light on Whidbey Island’s richheritage. From the early settlements of Native Americans and Europeans, tofederal involvement with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the U.S. Navy,continuing through the activism in the 1960s and 1970s, to today, this is thestory of Whidbey Island.


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