Washington State Magazine

Tag: Exploration

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A Yankee on Puget Sound
Spring 2014
Pioneer Edward Jay Allen lived near Olympia when the Oregon Territory was split in two and federal politicians elected to name the new territory Washington, rejecting the local suggestion of Columbia. Allen helped survey a wagon road over Nache...
Categories: Washington state history
Tags: American West, Puget Sound, Exploration

Treasure, Treason and the Tower: El Dorado and the Murder of Sir Walter Raleigh
Spring 2013
Years ago while doing research in Stockholm, Sweden, Paul Sellin, a scholar who specializes in literature and history of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, chanced upon some correspondence about Sir Walter Raleigh and gold that he m...
Categories: History
Tags: Exploration, England, South America