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City of Tacoma, W.T., western terminus of N.P.R.R., Puget Sound, 1885 (1885)

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Title City of Tacoma, W.T., western terminus of N.P.R.R., Puget Sound, 1885 (1885)
Identifier uwm38; G4284.T2 A3 1885 .C5,147
Date 1885 2000 - 2002
Publisher United States : s.n.
Description 1 map : col. ; 33 x 84 cm. Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north to lower right. Includes key to points of interest. Not drawn to scale. Settlement of Tacoma (first known as Commencement Bay, or Commencement City, after the Bay on which it was located) began in 1853. An Indian War led to the evacuation of the town, and it wasn't until the 1860s that it began to grow again, led on, as were so many Washington coastal towns, by the idea that it would be the western terminus for the...
Subject Tacoma (Wash.) -- Aerial views -- Maps; Tacoma (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Type Maps; Bird's-eye views
Coverage United States -- Washington (State) -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
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Contributor University of Washington Libraries Map Collection
Language English

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