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VASHON HISTORY

The Vashon History site contains links to the Vashon-Maury Island Timeline, the Vashon-Maury Island Place Name Project, an extensive Bibliography of Vashon-Maury Island print resources, and links to Vashon Organizations. Your additions and corrections to these resources are welcome

 

THE CENSUS PROJECT

The Vashon Census Project contains links to all Federal, State, and Territorial Census data for Vashon-Maury Island. Data for individuals are offered in spreadsheet format for Censuses from 1870 to 1940. Census information for 1950 to 2010 is summarized with links provided to more detailed data.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Publications contains links to Vashon-Maury Island: Images of America (2011), A Brief History of Vashon Island (2015), the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber series of "Time&Again" articles, occasional commentaries and writings about Vashon History

 

VASHON 101

Vashon 101 contains links to the Vashon College's Vashon 101 Course, Geology of Vashon by Kevin Freeman, the Historical Ecology of Vashon, by Dr. Tom Devries. the Modern Ecology by Dr. Bianca Perla, the Human History by Dr. Bruce Haulamd, and the Demography by Dr. Alice Larson

 

The mission of VashonHistory.com is to develop a
historic resource for those interested in the history
and culture of Vashon-Maury Island.

The Vashon Census Project

The Vashon Census Project contains links to all Federal or Terrirorial Census data for Vashon-Maury Island. Data for individuals are offered in spreadsheet format for Censuses from 1870 to 1940. Census information for 1950 to 2010 is summarized with links provided to more detailed data.

Click Here to go to the Census Project Main Page

 

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Quotes

Islands are as much imagined as real, and live in the mind’s eye with as much raw power as they live in the world of tides and wind.  

David Guterson

As always in history actions had consequences the actors did not contemplate. 

Alexandra Harmon

History is who we are and why we are the way we are.

David McCullough

The past is never dead; it's not even past.

Gavin Stevens (William Faulkner)

An island is, like Earth itself, a small promise in an endless sea.

David Guterson

History is just one damned thing after another.

Arnold Toynbee

Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.

George Santayana

Links to Other Vashon History Resources

 

Visit Old Vashon Pictures and Storie

Old Vashon Pictures and StoriesOld Vashon Pictures; Stories is a colection of photos and stories from Vashon - Maury Island history.

4Culture

4Culture

4Culture, the cultural services agency for King County, Washington is committed to making our region stronger by supporting citizens and groups who preserve our shared heritage, and create arts and cultural opportunities for residents and visitors.

 

Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum

Heritage Museum

The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum supports the preservation of the Island's Heritage.

 

Vashon Allied Arts

Vashon Allied Arts

Vashon Allied Arts is a collaborative and community based organization that provides a center for the arts on Vashon Island, initiates quality arts experiences for all ages.