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Name Fidalgo Island

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Image of 2005.076 - Map

2005.076 - Map

Raised color contour plastic map, Titled, Victoria, B.C. Canada; Washington, U.S., includes Fidalgo Island.

Image of E.IV.051 - Map

E.IV.051 - Map

Map of City of Anacortes Washington and Fidalgo Island by City Engineering Dept.

Image of 2007.041.002 - Map

2007.041.002 - Map

Original Metsker Map: Township 34N, Range 2 E.W.M., Skagit County, WA. Map depicts southeastern area of Fidalgo Island.

Image of 2004.065.004 - Book

2004.065.004 - Book

Book titled: "Bridge Over Troubled Water-The Legend of Deception Pass, by Dorothy Neil. Soft cover with dramatic sunset behind the Deception Pass. Copy is first edition 1999, autographed by author. Much of the information is about the building of Deception Pass Bridge, Anacortes, and Whidbey Island.

Image of E.IV.010 - Map

E.IV.010 - Map

Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water for waters surrounding north Fidalgo Island. This map was created by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and updated for lights, beacons, buoys, and dangers as of November 1920. This copy is marked February 21, 1921.

E.IV.057 - Map

This early hand drawn map is of Fidalgo Island and the surrounding waters and islands. It extends from just east of "Swinimish Slough" through Allan Island and Burrows Island on the west. The southern border includes just a tip of Whidbey Island; the southern part of Guemes Island creates the northern border. Both the railway bridge and the wagon bridge are shown across Fidalgo Bay. Some parcels have numbers in them, but there is no guide as to their purpose.

Image of 2001.093.014-.015 - Map

2001.093.014-.015 - Map

1913 nautical map of the United States - West Coast, Washington, Anacortes Harbor. Scale 1/40,000, soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Encompasses Fidalgo Island, Burrows, Allan, Hat, Dot, Saddlebag and Huckleberr Islands. Other places places are March's Point, Fidalgo Island, a southern portion of Guemes and Cypress Island. Map is stamped with the name of Douglass Allmond.

Image of 2001.093.016-.017 - Map

2001.093.016-.017 - Map

1902 nautical map of the Anacortes Harbor. Scale 1/40,000, soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Encompasses Fidalgo Island, Burrows, Allan, Hat, Dot, Saddlebag and Huckleberr Islands. Other places places are March's Point, Fidalgo Island, a southern portion of Guemes and Cypress Island. Map is stamped with the name of Douglass Allmond.

Image of 2010.067 - Calendar

2010.067 - Calendar

"2011 Story Calendar of the Deception Pass Bridge" Original "Deception Pass Bridge, Celebrating 75 Years, Dedicated July 31, 1935 - 75th Anniversary July 31,2010 Published As A Supplememnt To The Whidbey News-Times" 2011 calendar. Each month has a different photograph of the Deception Pass Bridge NOTE: To the he 2010 anniversary calendar, someone has added to most pages information "pasted" onto them in regards to an additional bridge proposal linking Whidbey Island, Camano Island and Stanwood.

Image of 2012.054.001 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.001 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast -- Washington; Anacortes to Skagit Bay; Scale 1/25,000; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water Includes all of Fidalgo Island, southern Guemes Island, northern Whidbey Island Published at Washington, D. C. May 1945 (1st edition) U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, R. F. A. Studds, Director; is date stamped Oct 4, 1954; Chart #6376

Image of 2013.007.003 - Map

2013.007.003 - Map

Hand-drawn map by Theresa Maticich of Fidalgo Island. shows, Langley Point, Burrows Bay, GreenPoint, Ship Harbor, Cap Santa [sic] Fidalgo Spit, Marches [sic] Point, and Padilla Bay. Also marked are Dewey, Gibarlter [sic] Lake Campbell, Lake Erie, Heart Lake Whistle Lake, Sugar Loaf, Cranberry Lake, Decption [sic] Pass and Indian Reservation. Hand-drawn pictures around entire border of seahorses. A mountain is drawn for Mt. Erie (but not labeled), a sail boat and fish in Deception Pass and a building for town. Also is a an airplane and crab in Guemes Channel, a mill where the Morrison Mill was at Fidalgo Bay, hay stacks on March's Point and tee-pees and evergreen trees on the Swinomish Re

Image of 2013.028.018 - Map

2013.028.018 - Map

City of Anacortes City Engineering Dept. two-sided map. The front side depicts the city limits when they extended to roughly 45th Street. A hand-drawn red line shows the main route into town, ending at the City Dock. Also in red is the location of the Gormley home at 1108 3rd Street. A blue square indicates where the Standard Oil plant was on 2nd Street. The back side is a map from Allan and Burrow's Islands east to where Memorial Highway separates from Highway 20, and from the Guemes Channel south to just past Ault Field Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island.

Image of 2013.079.002 - Pamphlet

2013.079.002 - Pamphlet

Pamela R. McCunn of Governor Isaac Stevens Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wrote this report in October 2013. Using the resources of the Anacortes Museum, she reported on "Fidalgo Island & Anacortes School Teachers & Schools, The Early Years." Teachers mentioned include Almina Richards Griffin, Sarah Jane (Jennie) Richards Howard, Cora Rowland Allmond, and Gladys Irene Brown Funk. There are also pages on Fidalgo School on March's Point and the Columbian School.

Image of 2014.012 - Brochure

2014.012 - Brochure

Titled "The San Juan Islands and the All American City of Anacortes", this brochure describes things to do and places to eat or stay on the islands served by the Washington State ferry system (except Shaw Island). The back of the full sheet is devoted mostly to accommodations, a service directory, and real estate directory, and a schematic map of the San Juan Islands and the ferry route. The front describes things to see, places to go, and a description of Fidalgo, Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands, with photos of some of the activities and scenery.

Image of 2013.093.006 - Map

2013.093.006 - Map

Richard Aiken obtained this copy plat map from the Department of Natural Resources on February 3, 1994. Created on May 7, 1872, the map covers southwest Fidalgo Island and northwest Whidbey Island (Township No. 34 North Range, No 1 East of the Willamette Meridian).

Image of 2001.093.007 - Map

2001.093.007 - Map

Richard Aiken obtained this copy plat map from the Department of Natural Resources on February 3, 1994. Created on February 21, 1872, the map covers northwest Fidalgo Island and southwest Guemes Island (Township No. 35 North Range, No 1 East of the Willamette Meridian).

Image of 2001.093.008.A-E - Map

2001.093.008.A-E - Map

Amos Bowman drew this map of "Anacortes, Its Additions, Railroad Terminals, and Motor Lines", completing it on December 28, 1891. These copies do not show the colors described in the information on the map.

Image of fic.0727 - Map

fic.0727 - Map

Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water for waters surrounding northeast Fidalgo Island, east Guemes Island, and Fidalgo and Padilla Bays. This map was created by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey July 18, 1891, and copied from the original sheets in the Archives of that survey. It may have been owned by Melville Curtis as his name is written in ink on the bottom of the parchment.

Image of 1997.066.002 - West Beach and Deception Island

1997.066.002 - West Beach and Deception Island

West Beach and Deception Island taken from the shoreline of Fidalgo Island looking west.

Image of 2000.072.001 - Canoe Pass

2000.072.001 - Canoe Pass

Canoe Pass from the Fidalgo shoreline looking toward the future location of the Deception Pass Bridge. Beyond the land mass "rock" (south/right side of the photo) can be seen a small boat. Further east of the boat, the small island to the right is Ben Ure Island, the one to the left is Strawberry Island and just beyond those little islands is Fidalgo Island.