Snohomish Times Newspaper - Snohomish WA

Snohomish Local News and Report - Snohomish WA 98290

Tuesday, July 01, 2008
The Military Road and Cadyville

Since 1792 there had been much suspicion as to what Great Britain would do to make good her claim on the Puget Sound region, for it was on June 4th of that year that Captain George Vancouver, at a point near the present location of Everett, formally laid claim to the entire North Pacific Coast on behalf of King George 3rd.

The Military Road and Cadyville..

Monday, June 23, 2008
Noble George Harvey

Noble George Garvey, born in 1873, the first white boy baby sin Snohomish County, grew into his teens much as other pioneer children. He loved the out-of-doors and, when not helping his father clear land, spent his time hunting and fishing or at the sports and games of the times.

Noble George Harvey..

Sunday, June 22, 2008
The Iron Horse

The first train to arrive at Snohomish from Seattle pulled up on the south bank of the river because the bridge had not then been completed.

The Iron Horse..

Thursday, June 19, 2008
Roads and the Snohomish River

The first record of the Snohomish River was a map make by Commodore Wilkes in 1841, and for years after the white man came to this wilderness to establish homes, the river was the only practical means of transportation for settlers to and from "the outside".

Roads and the Snohomish River..

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
William Whitfield

William Whitfield was born in Bethnel Green, London, England, on September 1, 1846. He left school at the age of 12 and entered the coastal shipping service under apprenticeship to his uncle.

William Whitfield..

Sunday, June 15, 2008
Blackman Brothers

The Blackman brothers arrived in Snohomish in 1872, from their native state of Maine where they were operators in logging and mills. In 1880 the brothers startled the entire Puget Sound region with the announcement that henceforth they would use railroad cars for hauling logs from their camps.

Blackman Brothers..

Sunday, June 08, 2008
The Harvey Family

John Harvey, grandfather of the present manager of the Snohomish Airfield, was born near Modsburg, Devonshire County, England on March 9, 1829. Anxious to try his fortune in the U.S.A., he slipped aboard a vessel bound for America.

The Harvey Family..