Walking Washington’s History
216 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
29 b&w illustrations, 16 maps
Release Date:01 Apr 2016

Walking Washington’s History

Ten Cities

University of Washington Press

Walking Washington’s History showcases thestate’s engaging urban history through guided walks in ten majorcities. Bentley uses narrated walks, maps, and historic photographs toreveal each city’s aspirations. Bentley begins in Vancouver,established as a fur trade emporium above the Columbia River, and endswith Bellevue, a bedroom community turned edge city. Readers crisscrossthe state, with walks through urban Olympia, Walla Walla, Tacoma,Seattle, Everett, Bellingham, Yakima, and Spokane. Whether readerspass through these cities as tourists or set out to explore their hometerrain, they will discover both the visible and invisible markers ofWashington history underfoot. 

RELATED TOPICS: American History, History
Judy Bentley writes hiking guides, history, andbiography and is emeritus faculty at South Seattle College. She is theauthor of Hiking Washington’s History and (with LorraineMcConaghy) Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master.
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