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Local History Walk – May 11, 2013

Historic Photo Today and c 1874
Historic Photo Today and c 1874
Saloon Best is known today as the Blue Water Bar and Grill. Built in c1874 it is the oldest building in Friday Harbor. U of W Archive Photo.

History Lives Here!  Celebrate Heritage Month 2013 with free guided walking tours! Tour Historic Residential Argyle Avenue where many of the town’s prominent families lived. The Argyle Wagon Road was built by volunteer labor in 1890 and become one of Friday Harbors earliest and most notable neighborhoods. Learn about the inhabitants of these charming old homes, and their influence on the town. Meet at 10 pm at Acanthus Antiques on Argyle.

This and more Heritage Month events are coordinated by the Town of Friday Harbor. For a full calendar of events or more information contact  Sandy Strehlou via email or call 360.378.2810.

 

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