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Find what you need to plan the perfect trip to Washington State 
from the 
official website by Washington State Tourism.
Experience Washington Official Website of Washington State Tourism

Washington information resource links to state homepage, symbols, 
flags, 
maps, constitutions, representitives, songs, birds, flowers, 
trees.
Washington State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song

Frequently requested statistics for Washington. ... Source U.S. 
Census 
Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from 
Population ...
Washington QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Explore the museum's Hall of Washington History and discover a 
new view of 
the past, from frontier towns to modern technology. Includes 
events, 
programs ...
http://www.wshs.org/

Includes all the major Cascade Range Volcanoes, plus more; 
Volcanoes of 
Lewis and Clark -- includes sightings of three Washington State 
Volcanoes ...
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Washington/framework.html

Here you'll find information on Washington's rivers and 
streams. ... 
stations in the state, many of which form the backbone of flood-
warning 
systems. ...
http://wa.water.usgs.gov

Washington State Geologic Maps and LANDSAT images.
http://wa_geology.home.comcast.net

Economy of Washington including Washington agriculuture, 
manufacturing, and 
service industries.
http://www.netstate.com/economy/wa_economy.htm

Apple varieties, history of the association, health and nutrition 
information, facts, kids' section, recipes, grower profiles, map 
of growing 
regions
http://www.bestapples.com/

Keep Washington Wildlife Areas Managed for Wildlife !
http://www.WesternWatersheds.org

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is the state 
leader in 
providing the science that will make wild salmon recovery a 
reality.
http://wdfw.wa.gov/recovery.htm

NW Indian They were hunters and gatherers. The tribes that lived 
right on 
the coast, ate mainly food from the sea. They ate salmon, seals, 
sea otters
http://www.mle.matsuk12.us/american-natives/nw/nw.html

This site provides an extensive digital collection of original 
photographs 
and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian 
cultures
http://content.lib.washington.edu/aipnw

Questions and Answers about the Plateau Indians ... The Wellpinit 
School 
District serves ALL students on the Spokane Indian Reservation.
http://www.wellpinit.wednet.edu/sal-qa/qa.php

The daily life and culture of the Plateau Indians was very 
interesting ... 
The Plateau Indians had special celebrations for their children 
as they grew 
up.
The Plateau Indians live in the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains and north of the Great Basin.

The following letter is from the original account of Mary Marsh 
Cason's 
version of the Whitman Massacre. The copy of which I'm provided 
is by no 
stretch of ...
http://gesswhoto.com/whitman.html

Sketch of the Whitman Compound by a survivor of the massacre .... 
Two years 
after the attack, Tiloukaikt and several others involved in the 
Whitman 
Massacre
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/whitman.htm

In the early 19th century, the missionaries were the first white 
men to 
settle in the Pacific Northwest. They came to Christianize
http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/old_west/92928

Below we published an interesting letter written in 1855 by Miss 
Elizabeth 
Sager , a cousin of C.A. Sager of Promise City and E.M. Sager 
south of 
town. ...
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wawallaw/oregon.html

Catherine Sager Pringle, Elizabeth Sager Helm, and Matilda Sager 
Delaney. 
Taken at the 50th anniversary commemoration, November 1897.
http://www.nps.gov/whmi/educate/whmitg/3whmi4.htm

Across the Plains in 1844. by Catherine Sager Pringle (c. 1860). 
Contents 
Chapter I - On the Plains in 1844 � Chapter II - Waiilatpu 
Massacre, 1847
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/sager1.htm

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman were both from upstate New York. 
Narcissa 
Prentiss was born in 1808 in Prattsburgh, New York, into a devout 
Presbyterian family.
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/whitman.htm

The Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman 1836 - 1847. [Show 
Table of 
Contents]. ON BOARD STEAMBOAT SIAM March 15, 1836. Dear, Dear 
Mother: ...
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/whitman1.htm

DIARIES AND JOURNALS OF NARCISSA WHITMAN 1836. ON BOARD STEAMBOAT 
SIAM March 
15, 1836. Dear, Dear Mother: Your proposal concerning keeping a 
diary as 
I ...
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/two/whitman1.htm

Official National Park Service expanded site with an extensive 
history of 
the fort. Located in Vancouver, WA.
http://www.nps.gov/fova/

The Treaty Trail: Isaac Stevens' Treaty Councils 1854-1856. � 
Flash Movie � 
Site Introduction. � Tribal Homelands ... Washington State 
History Museum
http://stories.washingtonhistory.org/TreatyTrail/teaching/artifact-encounter.htm

Washington Secretary of State. Keywords. Washington History ... 
Native 
Americans: Treaties: Medicine Creek Treaty, 1854 � Native 
Americans: Treaties
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx

Welcome to Washington State Governor's Office of Indian 
Affairs. ... 
Treaties. What this image is. Map Link to map � Access 
Washington ...
http://www.goia.wa.gov/Treaties/Treaties.htm

March 18, 1831. This is the complete text of ... Boxberger, 
Daniel L. 
Handbook of Western Washington Indian Treaties.
http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Resources/Curriculum/Treaties/Treaties%20VII.html

History of Treaty Making and Reservations on the Olympic 
Peninsula ... 
sailed into the waters off the coast of what is now the state of 
Washington,
http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Resources/Curriculum/Treaties/Treaties%20Main.html

Welcome to Washington State Governor's Office of Indian 
Affairs. ... 
Treaties. What this image is. Map Link to map � Access Washington
http://www.goia.wa.gov/Treaties/Treaties.htm

The Treaty of Point No Point was signed on January 26, 
1855, ..... Major 
Support for HistoryLink.org Provided By: The State of Washington
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=5637

The �Pig War�, as the confrontation on San Juan Island came to 
be called, 
had its origin in the Anglo-American dispute over possession of 
the Oregon 
Country
http://www.nps.gov/sajh/Pig_War_new.htm

Dec 17, 2007 ... James Douglas and; Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, 
RN. It was 
through these four that the Pig War crisis unfolded in July 1859.
http://www.nps.gov/sajh/historyculture/the-pig-war.htm

Mother Joseph of the Sisters of Providence gained posthumous 
recognition in 
1980, when the U.S. Senate accepted her statue, a gift from 
Washington 
state, ...
http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=pf_output.cfm&file_id=5483

From the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, view 
images and information regarding those natural resources that 
build the economy for Washington State.
Washington State Natural Resources

The purpose of the Washington State Data Book is to present a 
diversity of information on Washington, its people, economy, and 
government in one reference document. The information is obtained 
from state and federal agencies as well as private business.
The Data Book contains eleven major chapters: Population, 
Economy, State Government Finance, Human Services, Criminal 
Justice, Education, Natural Resources, Environment, Energy, 
Transportation, and Local Government. These sections represent 
the type of information most frequently requested by a broad 
range of users.
2013 Data Book

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