Category:Cultural History of Blakely Harbor
The cultural history of Blakely Harbor provides a rich context for exploring the social studies of Washington state and the influences of humans on an ecosystem.
Basic Facts about the Harbor:
- Estuary is publicly owned and is a City of Bainbridge Island park
- (1864) Port Blakely lumber mill was the largest logging operation in the world in the 1880s, and employed 3,000 persons.
- Port Blakely had electricity/telegraph before Seattle.
- The concrete (fire proof) steam engine room (exhisting building) was added in 1907, after the 1888 fire.
- The mill burned again in 1907.
- It was dismantled in 1924.
Pages in category "Cultural History of Blakely Harbor"
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