The Evergreen State Souvenir; Containing A Review Of The Resources, Wealth, Varied Industries And Commercial Advantages Of The State Of Washington. ... At The World's Columbian Exposition
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...trade. THE STATE FLOWER. The Rhododendron, which was selected by the ladies of Washington for the state flower and approved by the third legislature, is indigenous to the soil and grows in gr...
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at profusion. This beautiful flower, which has become popular in the flower shows of England, America and France, was suggested by Mrs. Alsora Hayner Fry, of Seattle, as an appropriate emblem of the "Evergreen State." Seattle, the county seat of King county, is located on Puget Sound, and is one of the principal cities of western Washington. June 6, 1889, marks an epoch in the history of Seattle on account of the conflagration which laid waste a great amount of property in the business portion of the city; but out from the great mass of ruins have arisen much finer and more commodious buildings than were burned. The State census of 1892 gives Seattle a population of over fifty thousand; property assessment, fifty millions of dollars. Seattle prides herself on her fine harbor facilities, street railway system, public schools, churches and other educational advantages. Three of the large paintings in the Washington building at Chicago were presented through the courtesy of the following named citizens of Seattle, who will be pleased to furnish further information pertaining to this important section of the State: "Mt. Rainier seen from Lake Washington," by W. H. Llewellyn, successor to Eshelman & Llewellyn. "Snoqualmie Falls," by Crawford & Conover. "Falling large trees in Washington," by Messrs. Gould and Whitworth. OLYMPIA, Capital City of Washington. No city in the Union is more proudly named or situated than Olympia, the beautiful capital of the new State of Washington, with the sea at its feet and the mountains its gli...