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A Glimpse In TimeLike the majority of the coastal forts built in the United States, Fort Casey never fired its guns in warfare. Fort Casey is one of three coastal forts constructed in the late 1890s to defend the entrance to Puget Sound and the…
Sudden Indian attacks at Seattle and Bellingham in 1855 caused consternation among the small pioneering settlements on Puget Sound. The tradition of blockhouse defense was well known to American settlers, dating from the earliest English colonies.…
The cottage was actually built as two separate buildings. The eastern half was built as a law office for James Zylstra. The western half was added and the building became the medical office for Dr. Chas. White. In 1998 Rev. Barry Burton & Capt. Mi…
In celebration ofJoseph Whidbeyarriving at Penn CoveSaturday June 2nd 1792 1792 - 1992 National History Day of WashingtonHistorical Marker CompetitionWinner Ken BeegleDonated by Quring Monuments, Inc.
Saved BlockhouseIn 1921 a local civic group, the Ladies of the Round Table (LORT) began a ten year effort to restore the decaying Davis Blockhouse. Local carpenter Fred Krueger handled the project carefully replacing rotting beams while preserving…
HistoryThe Alexander Block house is one of four blockhouses remaining in Central Whidbey Island. Few original blockhouses of this type remain throughout the United States. John Alexander, Sr. built this blockhouse on his donation land claim in abo…
This BlockhouseErected in 1855Restored in 1930By the Ladies of the Round TableIn honor of the Pioneer Mothers
Left side of marker is written in Gaelic and right side is in EnglishDied here. April, 9 AD 1861One year ten and twenty(years) of ageBorn at Mineth, IrelandGentle wife (of) Sam'l MaylorThey married in LiverpoolAt the Church of (St.) Pat(rick), Dec…
One of four on this siteBuilt 1854
Donation claim of Jacob Ebey. Served in War of 1812, the Black Hawk War and the Mexican War.When 61 yrs old led company across plains with covered wagons.Settled on Whidbey Island and built this home, four blockhouses and stockade in 1856 Given…