Take in history through Washington and Edmonds' early years
Last updated 12/12/2019 at 1:03pm
"Washington 1889: Blazes, Rails and the Year of Statehood," a traveling exhibit developed by Legacy Washington, is featured at the Edmonds Historical Museum through Jan. 12.
A year of big dreams, big burns and big politics, 1889 captured a place in local history as a time of great prosperity and adversity. The face of Washington changed. Pioneers settled the land and townsfolk rebuilt from the rubble.
Finally, on November 11, 1889, Washington rose as the 42nd state in the union.
After more than 35 years as a territory, statehood is finally reached. The year 1889 is filled with good fortu...