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    • Snohomish Historic District

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    • Especially blessed among county towns, Snohomish has survived to the present day with a great deal of historic cityscape intact, including the very first house, which appeared on the riverbank in 1859. Especially well represented are structures of...
    • Commerce Building

    • Commercial;
    • When rubble was cleared from arson fires in 1909 that destroyed many buildings in Everett, construction of the Bank of Commerce building was begun. This masonry structure is five stories representing an investment of $100,000. It has survived...
    • The Butler/Jackson House

    • Colonial - Colonial Revival;
    • Financier William Butler, with his wife Eleanor, came to Everett during the 1890s boom and stayed on to become the most powerful single figure in the city's history. The Grand Avenue residence built for him in 1910 at a cost of $18,000 is now the...
    • Rucker Hill District

    • Colonial - Colonial Revival; Colonial - Dutch Colonial; Tudor; Bungalow
    • The Rucker Park Plat was designed and built as a separate exclusive residential area in Everett. It is named after the Rucker family, one of the first and prime beneficiaries of the industrial development of Everett, who purchased the Hill and...
    • PearsonTolinIOOF2006

    • Italian - Second Empire
    • This contemporary photograph shows the unusual mansard roofed Pearson House south of two other historic structures. Nieghboring to the north are Tolin House and the Stanwood Fraternal Public Hall, now the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center. The 1990...
    • St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church

    • Gothic
    • Last vestige of the Catholic mission initiated by Father Eugene Casimir Chirouse in 1857, St. Anne's Church stands on a wooded hillside overlooking historic Tulalip Bay. The church is cruciform in plan, an example of Late Victorian Gothic Style...
    • John Diefenbacher

    • Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Graves
    • John Diefenbacher (1861-1935) was born in Germany in June 1861 and arrived in America in 1880. He was the co-proprietor of Andrae & Diefenbacher's Saloon, then later owned his own Union Saloon. He died December 18, 1935, and is interred in the...
    • First Presbyterian Church

    • Buildings; Presbyterian churches
    • View of First Presbyterian Church at 2936 Rockefeller. The church was designed by architect Gilbert Cassilis Kennedy, and completed in September 1910. The steeple was added 50 years later. The church feels some of the city's finest stained glass,...
    • 2001 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Blue hardcover with white and yellow lettering. Sunburst, large E, and flying seagull design made of small words in yellow and white.
    • 2006 Nesika

    • School Yearbooks
    • Blue hardcover with gold embossed lettering and a large E cut out of the middle. Image of stacked books on the first page, which shows through the cutout. Produced by Walsworth Publising Company.

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