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The story behind Edmonds Community College's relay station


September 18, 2017

Two buildings recently razed at Edmonds CC were originally used by the Army during World War II.

The other day, when the bus I was on pulled into the passenger loading zone at Edmonds Community College, I was surprised to see that the two historic and familiar houses left over from WWII had been torn down.

Only the chimney stacks stood to mark the spot. Even though I knew it was coming, I still had a sad feeling. My thoughts were of the time when I was young and living close by, as this land became a major part of our country’s heavily guarded defense system during World War II.


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