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Federal Way

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ISBN-10: 0738558982

ISBN-13: 9780738558981

Edition: 2008

Authors: Historical Society of Federal Way

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Located on Puget Sound between Seattle and Tacoma, the site that became Federal Way was first settled by loggers, who in the 1860s began using the shore along Puget Sound for easy access to the extensive timber available inland. By the 1880s, about 50 homesteaders had filed claims in the Greater Federal Way area. Five small communities with individual school districts were established. When the five school districts consolidated in 1929, the new school was given the name Federal Way School because of the recently built, federally funded highway that passed nearby. Eventually the entire community came to be known as Federal Way. Still a relatively rural place up until the 1950s, Federal Way…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 11/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.836

The Historical Society of Federal Way was founded in 1988 to "Preserve our Past, Educate the Community, Inspire Future Generations." In this volume, the historical society is pleased to showcase more than 200 vintage images--many donated by longtime residents and never before published--making the singular history of the 35-square-mile area of Greater Federal Way available to all.

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Stone's Landing and Redondop. 11
Loggingp. 25
First Schoolsp. 37
Peoplep. 49
Transportation and Servicesp. 63
Early Businessesp. 75
Federal Shopping Wayp. 91
Culture and Social Activitiesp. 105
Becoming a City and Beyondp. 119
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