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King County Landmarks: Carnegie Public Library (1914), Auburn

Address: 306 Auburn Avenue NE, Auburn. The development of a public library in Auburn was part of a national movement spurred by the philanthropy of iron and steel magnate Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). ...

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King County Landmarks: Charles and Elvera Thomsen House (1927), Kenmore

Address: 7332 NE Simonds Road, Kenmore. Also known as Wildcliffe Farm, this elegant country home built in the French Provincial style sits on the south bank of the Sammamish River. The house was buil...

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King County Landmarks: Colvos Store (1923), Colvos, Vashon Island

Address: 123rd Avenue SW and Cove Rd., Colvos, Vashon Island. The Colvos Store opened in 1923 and immediately became a focal point for the Scandinavian community of Colvos on the west side of Vashon I...

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King County Landmarks: Commercial Hotel (1913), Carnation

Address: 31933 W Rutherford Street, Carnation. Small hotels played a significant role in the economic and social development of King County's rural communities by providing temporary housing for newly...

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King County Landmarks: County-City Building - King County Courthouse (1916), Seattle

Address: 3rd Avenue and James Street, Seattle. The King County Courthouse is a dignified example of early twentieth-century civic architecture in the Beaux-Arts style. In 1931, 10 stories were added ...

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King County Landmarks: Crawford Store (1922), Shoreline

Address: 2411 NW 195th Place, Shoreline. The Crawford Store is the last intact retail building in the historic Richmond Beach business district. John Holloway, an early resident of Richmond Beach, bui...

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King County Landmarks: Dockton General Store and Post Office (1908, 1922), Dockton, Maury Island

Address: 25908 99th Avenue SW, Dockton, Maury Island. Located in the community of Dockton on the southwestern part of Maury Island, the general store and post office building is the only well preserve...

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King County Landmarks: Dougherty Farmstead (1888), Duvall

Address: NE Cherry Valley Road, Duvall. Built in 1888 when Washington was still a territory, the Dougherty House has been at its present (2000) location since 1909. The house first stood closer to the...

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King County Landmarks: Elliott Farm (1909), Maple Valley

Address: 14207 Maple Valley Highway, Maple Valley. The prominent farmhouse and barns at the Elliott Farm, located in the Cedar River Valley just east of Renton, reflect the development of small-scale ...

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King County Landmarks: Entwistle House (1912), Carnation

Address: 32021 Entwistle Street, Carnation. The David and Martha Entwistle House was built in 1912 during a time of tremendous growth in the community of Tolt, now known as Carnation. Arrival of the G...

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King County Landmarks: Eric Gustave Sanders House (1912), Auburn

Address: 5516 S 277th Street, Auburn. Swedish immigrant Erick Sanders, a successful business and lumberman in Seattle and on Bainbridge Island, built this elaborate Craftsman house as a retirement ho...

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King County Landmarks: Fall City Hop Shed (1880), Fall City

Address: Fall City Riverfront Park, Fall City. This hop shed in the Fall City area is the last remnant of what was the largest agricultural enterprise in King County during the 1880s -- growing and ex...

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