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This Week Then: The Start of University of Washington’s Crew Team

Plus: How an aircraft carrier supplied electricity to the city of Tacoma for nearly a month

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Out for a Row On December 15, 1899, students at the…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: How 5 Nuns Established Health Care in the PNW

Plus: Looking back on the Seattle Sounders' first MLS Cup

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Provident Souls On December 8, 1856, the Sisters of Providence arrived at Fort…

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This Week Then: Happy Incorporation Anniversary, Seattle and Spokane

Plus: The end of Prohibition in Washington state

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Growing Ambition This week HistoryLink notes several cities celebrating incorporation…

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This Week Then: A Look Back on the Life of Seattle’s Phyllis Lamphere

Plus: Puget Sound’s first wide-audience television broadcast

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Phyllis Lamphere (1922-2018) This week HistoryLink marks the passage of…

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This Week Then: The Great Flood of 1911 Cuts off Power and Water to Seattle

Plus: Lewis and Clark's journey to the Pacific Ocean

Women carrying water from relief wagon on Bellevue Avenue during water shortage, Capitol Hill, Seattle, November 21, 1911

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This Week Then: Looking Back on the End of World War I

Plus: Washington state turns 129

Armistice Day parade in Pierce County in 1918

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This Week Then: The Port of Tacoma Turns 100

Plus: A little history lesson on Washington state's elections

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. One hundred years ago this week, on November 5, 1918,…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: How the ‘War of the Worlds’ Broadcast Spooked Locals

Plus: The history behind ghostly encounters in Seattle

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Worlds at War Eighty years ago, on October 30, 1938,…

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This Week Then: A Look Back at the Life of Paul Allen

Plus: One of Washington's first state parks is celebrating a birthday

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Farewell, Paul Allen This week HistoryLink looks back at the…

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