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  • Washington & Jefferson College

    Wikipedia Washington & Jefferson College, also known as W & J College or W&J, is a private liberal arts college in Washington, Pennsylvania, in the United States, which is 30 miles (48 km) south of Pittsburgh. The college traces its origin to three log cabin colleges in Washington County established by three Presbyterian missionaries to the American frontier in the 1780s: John McMillan, Thadd...

  • University of Washington

    Wikipedia he University of Washington (UW), commonly referred to as Washington or informally UDub, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast and features one of the most highly regarded medical schools in the world. UW has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university co...

  • Snohomish County, Washington

    Snohomish County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. With a population of 827,957 as of the 2020 census, it is the third-most populous county in Washington, after nearby King and Pierce counties, and the 72nd-most populous in the United States. The county seat and largest city is Everett. The county forms part of the Seattle metropolitan area, which also includes King and Pierc...

  • Northeastern University

    From the Wikipedia article on Northeastern University .Northeastern University (NU or NEU) is a private, research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. It is categorized as a RU/H Research University (high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to doctoral degrees...

  • Gonzaga University

    Wikipedia =Gonzaga University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Spokane, Washington, United States. Founded in 1887 by the Society of Jesus, it is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It is named for the young Jesuit saint Aloysius Gonzaga. The campus houses 105 buildings on 131 acres (53 ha) of grassland along the Spokane River, ...

  • Spokane County, Washington

    The first humans to arrive in what is now Spokane County arrived between 12,000 and 8,000 years ago and were hunter-gatherer societies who lived off the plentiful game in the area. Initially, the settlers hunted predominantly bison and antelope, but after the game migrated out of the region, the native people became dependent on gathering various roots, berries, and nuts, and harvesting fish. T...

  • Pacific Lutheran University

    Wikipedia Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a private university offering liberal arts and professional school programs located in Parkland, a suburb of Tacoma, Washington, United States. Founded by Norwegian Lutheran pioneers in 1890, PLU is sponsored by the 580 congregations of Region I of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. PLU has approximately 3,300 students enrolled. As of 2015...

  • Sherman Cemetery, Lincoln County, Washington

    Sherman Cemetery is to the north of Wilbur and Creston and has served the area for many years. It's in the NW 1/4 of T27N R33E Sec 24. The cemetery is still very much in use and those records were used in compiling this list. The record holder is Jack Robertson in Wilbur. Records on file at the Lincoln County Court house show that the cemetery was incorporated in May of 1893 with C.T. Blackfan...

  • Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Washington

    Located across the street from Riverside Memorial Park on Government Way, this 85-acre cemetery has three levels (or terraces). Some of Spokane's more prominent pioneers are buried in the lower two terraces, among the large trees. The 3rd Terrace has newer lawns and several mausoleums set along the top of a cliff, from which one can see the sunrise over downtown Spokane. Wild turkeys are a comm...

  • Riverton Crest Cemetery, Tukwila, Washington

    This cemetery is located on 3400 South 140th Street, Tukwila, King County, Washington. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Pierce County, Washington

    Pierce County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2020 census, the population was 921,130, up from 795,225 in 2010, making it the second-most populous county in Washington, behind King County, and the 59th-most populous in the United States. The county seat and largest city is Tacoma. Formed out of Thurston County on December 22, 1852, by the legislature of Oregon Territory, ...

  • King County, Washington

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in King County, Washington. On December 22, 1852, the Oregon Territory legislature formed King County out of territory from within Thurston County. The county was named after Alabamian William R. King, who had just been elected Vice President of the United States under President Franklin Pierce. Seattle was made the county seat on Janua...

  • Seattle,King County, Washington

    Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County , Washington. With a 2022 population of 749,256 it is the most populous city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America, and the 18th-most populous city in the United States. The Seattle metropolitan area's population is 4.02 million, making it the 15th-largest ...

  • Cowlitz County, Washington

    Prior to the Europeans' arrival to the area, it was inhabited by numerous Native American tribes, with the Cowlitz tribe being the largest. They were drawn to the region by the abundance of salmon. The Cowlitz are considered to be the first regional inhabitants to engage in commerce as they traded extensively with other tribes in Western and Eastern Washington. The Cowlitz Indian population dec...

  • Whitman County, Washington

    Whitman County, Washington: Wikipedia

  • American Old West

    Wikipedia Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Saca...

  • Clallam County, Washington

    Clallam County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2020 census, the population was 77,155, with an estimated population of 77,805 in 2022. The county seat and largest city is Port Angeles; the county as a whole comprises the Port Angeles, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area. The name is a Klallam word for "the strong people". The county was formed on April 26, 1854. Located on t...

  • Lewis County, Washington

    Wikipedia =The county is named after Explorer Capt. Meriwether Lewis .

  • Washington State University

    Wikipedia Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university based in Pullman, Washington, in the Palouse region of the northwest United States. Founded 126 years ago in 1890, WSU (colloquially "Wazzu") is the state's land-grant university, well known for its programs in chemical engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture, pharmacy, neuroscience, food science, plant science...

  • Whatcom County, Washington

    Whatcom County, Washington: Wikipedia

  • Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton, Washington

    Greenwood Memorial Park is a cemetery in the northwest United States, located in Renton, King County, Washington, a suburb southeast of Seattle. It is notable as the resting place of rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970), a Seattle native; over 14,000 fans visit his memorial annually. Also interred at Greenwood are professional football players Clancy Williams (1942–1986) and Nesby Glasgow (...

  • Kittitas County, Washington

    The county was organized in November 1883 by the Washington Territorial Legislature, carved from the northern part of Yakima County. Indigenous peoples known as Kittitas (or Upper Yakima) occupied the lands along the Yakima River for hundreds of years before the present era. The Kittitas Valley was a traditional gathering place for tribes east of the Cascades. White settlers began pouring int...

  • Asotin County, Washington

    Asotin County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2020 census, the population was 22,285. The county seat is at Asotin, and its largest city is Clarkston. The county was created out of Garfield County in 1883 and derives its name from a Nez Perce word meaning "Eel Creek." Wikipedia

  • Kitsap County, Washington

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kitsap County, Washington. The Kitsap Peninsula was originally acquired by the U.S. Government in three pieces by three treaties negotiated with the Native American tribes: The Treaty of Medicine Creek, signed December 26, 1854, ratified March 3, 1855 The Treaty of Point Elliott, signed January 22, 1855, ratified April 11, 1859...

  • St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Ridgefield, Washington

    This cemetery is located just south of the St. Mary of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 28309 NW 11 Avenue, Ridgefield, Clark County, Washington. It is also known as St. Mary of Guadalupe Cemetery . Find a Grave Interment.net

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