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Name March's Point

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Image of 2017.050 - Sign, Traffic

2017.050 - Sign, Traffic

Siemiller Road was located on March's Point; this sign was taken down when the street was vacated.

Image of 1997.067 - Texaco Refinery

1997.067 - Texaco Refinery

Sign reads "Texaco, Puget Sound Plant, main Plant Entrance" with an arrow pointing left. Taken from the intersection at So. Texas Road on March's Point, across from the stop sign. Can see the refinery with black/white smoke/steam rising from the stack.

Image of 1997.243 - Oil refinery at March's Point

1997.243 - Oil refinery at March's Point

Oil Refinery at March's Point. It is either Shell Oil (north end of the point) or Texaco (south end of the point).

Image of 2000.017.023 -

2000.017.023 -

Aerial photograph of Fidalgo Island, March's Point, downtown Anacortes, Skyline, Burrows Island, north Whidbey Island, Similk Bay, Bow, and Guemes Island. Taken after 1957; refineries and docks are in place on March's Point.

Image of 1995.006 - 1928 - Airport @ March Point

1995.006 - 1928 - Airport @ March Point

"Looking It Over - Anacortes - Airport on March's Point- July 28, 1928" Many people stand around a biplane which landed at the Anacortes Airport at March's Point. In the 1950s the location became the site of Shell Oil Refinery.

Image of D.II.085 - March Point

D.II.085 - March Point

Photo taken looking west from the west side of March's Point across Fidalgo Bay to Weaverling Spit. Anacortes (core area) is to the right across the bay. In the foreground, on March's Point, is a hop farm with a hop dryer in the left lower corner. In the center of the photograph is a wooden traffic bridge which crosses from Weaverling Spit to March's Point. The Burdon farm is in center and to the left of the photo; and to the north (r) is the Munk's farm. This photo can also be seen on page 211 in book "History of Skagit and Snohomish County" in the Research Library of the Museum.

Image of D.II.089.A,B -

D.II.089.A,B -

Three unidentified children sitting on a log in front of a Soule's Grocery truck and an unidentified house. Also a small child standing in gateway. In the background is the Fidalgo Bay and the railroad trestle from March's Point to Weaverling Spit.

Image of D.IV.080 - Munks Hotel 1895c.

D.IV.080 - Munks Hotel 1895c.

View of Munks Hotel on west side of March's Point. William Munks, 1822-1897, was born in Canton, Ohio. He fought in the Mexican-American War, took part in the California Gold Rush, served as a scout and interpreter for the Indian Department of Oregon Territory, traded along the Columbia River, served on the International Boundary Commission in 1857 as it established the boundary between Canada and the U.S., and participated in the Fraser River Gold Rush when he operated a trading post at Yale. Munks visited Fidalgo Island in 1859, and returned to stake a claim on Enoch Compton's old homestead in late-1860. (See photo of Munks home: WF 0003.] Munks built this hotel in anticipation of the

Image of WF 0099 -

WF 0099 -

View of March's Point from Cap Sante. In the distance is the Cascade Range. A farm and home are visible to the far right.

Image of D.VI.074 -

D.VI.074 -

Overhead view of the Anacortes Scott Paper Co. In the background is March's Point. Photo is looking east.

Image of D.VII.001 - D.VII.001.a

D.VII.001 - D.VII.001.a

Photo taken looking west from the west side of March's Point across Fidalgo Bay to Weaverling Spit. Anacortes (core area) is to the right across the bay. In the foreground, on March's Point, is a hop farm with a hop dryer in the left lower corner. In the center of the photograph is a wooden traffic bridge which crosses from Weaverling Spit to March's Point. The Burdon farm is in center and to the left of the photo; and to the north (r) is the Munk's farm. This photo can also be seen on page 211 in book "History of Skagit and Snohomish County" in the Research Library of the Museum.

Image of D.X.028.001.A,B - Weaverling Spit road

D.X.028.001.A,B - Weaverling Spit road

Charles Judd photo of wagon bridge over Fidalgo Bay, taken from Weaverling Spit. The spit was named for James and Frances Weaverling who settled on the west side of Fidalgo Bay in the late-1870s. It became a popular picnic and camping spot in the early 1900s, often called Sunrise Park, and served as the meeting place for many Old Settler's Picnics (Pioneer Picnic). The view looks east towards March's Point. Massey farm is visible on west side of March's Point, just above, and to the right of entrance to bridge. The Fidalgo wagon bridge was built in 1890. The 3-4-1890 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Work will begin tomorrow on the construction of a wagon bridge alongside the RR bridge at the hea

Image of D.X.028.002 -

D.X.028.002 -

Charles Judd photo of two bridges over Fidalgo Bay, taken from Weaverling Spit. The spit was named for James and Frances Weaverling who settled on the west side of Fidalgo Bay in the late-1870s. It became a popular picnic and camping spot in the early 1900s, often called Sunrise Park, and served as the meeting place for many Old Settler's Picnics (Pioneer Picnic). The view looks east towards March's Point. The wagon bridge, left, was built in 1890. The 3-4-1890 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Work will begin tomorrow on the construction of a wagon bridge alongside the RR bridge at the head of Fidalgo Bay at Munk's place, Mr. Tebo has the contract." Munks farm is visible at end of wagon bridge.

WF 0092 -

This view of Anacortes is either an aerial view or, more likely, a telephoto picture taken from Cypress Island. Mill activity on Fidalgo Bay is visible. The McNaught development (Huntoon Building, Anacortes Hotel) is visible on I between 6th and 8th. The southern tip of Guemes Island, Cap Sante, and March's Point are also visible against the backdrop of the Cascade Mountains. The postcard is framed with the same type of border as WF 0090.002.

Image of WF 0093 -

WF 0093 -

Aerial view of Anacortes taken by a professional "aerophoto" photographer. The view shows downtown Anacortes area, Cap Sante, March's Point. Mill Row on Fidalgo Bay is clearly visible; the bay east of Port of Anacortes docks at the foot of Commercial Avenue has not been filled in at this time. Anacortes canneries on the Guemes Channel are visible, as are wooded areas and farms on March's Point. The Cascade Range and Mt. Pilchuck are seen in the background. Pilchuck has been mistakenly labeled on the photo as Mt. Baker.

Image of WF 0291.A,B - aerial view of Anacortes

WF 0291.A,B - aerial view of Anacortes

Aerial view (distant) of downtown Anacortes, Port of Anacortes, Cannery Row, Cap Sante, Mill Row, and March Point. Note presence of Shell Refinery (built in 1953-1955) on the north tip of March Point; also the Texaco Refinery, built in the late 1950s does not appear yet, which helps date this image.

Image of 2006.041.001 -

2006.041.001 -

Photocopy of sepia photo of students and teacher standing on the steps at Fidalgo School located at March's Point. 1944-1945, 1st and 2nd grades Mrs. Martha Griffin Mankins Row 1: Jean Hoskins, Nancy Smith, Adelle Forrest, ?, Patty Brannick, Sharon Mason, Alice Howard Row 2: Leo ___, Fred March, Bobby Cassidy, Allen Dannenmiller, Charles Smith (?), ?, ?, Terry Keyes, Albert Howard Row 3: ?, Eloise Buer, Velma Cassidy, ?, Jean Hauber Row 4 (back): Jackie Mason, Lloyd Gladsoe, Delbert Berner, Vernon Stone NOTE: Bobby Copeland was in this class but not identified The first Fidalgo School was built on March's Point in 1868. It was a one room log cabin 20'x30' in size. The second schoo

Image of 2006.041.002 - Fidalgo School class 1945-46

2006.041.002 - Fidalgo School class 1945-46

Sepia photo #397-A; Class students standing on the steps at Fidalgo School located at March's Point.. Mrs. Frances Sumey, 2nd and 3rd grades, 1945-1946 Row 1: Albert Howard, Fred March, Bobby Cassidy, Jean Hoskins, ?, ?, Nancy Smith, Sharon Mason, Richard ?, Terry Keyes, Dan Swing Row 2: Margaret Forrest, Adelle Forrest, Jean Hauber, Charles Smith, Allen Dannenmiller, Jackie Mason, ?, Alice Howard, Patty Brannick Row 3: Jim Sandum, ?, Delbert Berner, ?, Karen Kronholm, Velma Cassidy, Vernon Stone, Dwight Mitchell, ? NOTE: Alice Dean was also in this class but not identified The first Fidalgo School was built on March's Point in 1868. It was a one room log cabin 20'x30' in size. The

Image of 2006.041.003 - 1949-1950 4th & 5th grade students, Fidalgo School

2006.041.003 - 1949-1950 4th & 5th grade students, Fidalgo School

copy of photo #433-A, of a class of students and teacher standing on the steps at Fidalgo School located at March's Point. Mrs. Ada Cartee, 4th and 5th grades, 1949-1950 Row 1: Mary Lou Brannick, Sharon Mason, Donna Jensen, Marlene Buer, Adelle Forrest, Patty Brannick, Lois ?__ Row 2: Fred March, Nels Cederstrand, Terry Keyes, Gustav "Skippy" Dagg, Albert Howard Row 3: Virgil Taylor, Peggy Thomas, Charles Smith, ?, Richard____, Nancy Smith, Jackie Mason Row 4: Dwight Mitchell, Annice Roundtree, Delbert Burner, Jean Hauber, Bobby Cassidy The first Fidalgo School was built on March's Point in 1868. It was a one room log cabin 20' x 30' in size. The second school was built in 1890 where

Image of 2006.041.004 -

2006.041.004 -

Photo #3921, of a class of 31 students and one female teacher at Fidalgo School located at March's Point. Mrs. Martha Mankins, 1st and 2nd grades, c.1945-1946 Row 1: Mary Lou Brannick, Sylvia Johnson, ?, Julia Torset, Peggy Thomas, Sharon Mason, Venetta Cassidy, Donna Jensen, Jean Hoskins Row 2: Albert Howard, Gustav "Skippy" Dagg, Harold Fry, Nancy Smith, Margaret Fry, Patty Brannick, Jean Hauber, Adelle Forrest, Marlene Buer, Nels Cederstrand, Ken Stone, Leo ___ Row 3: ?, Bobby Cassidy, ?, Delbert Berner, ?, Dwight Mitchell, Jackie Mason, Terry Keyes, Charles Smith, Fred March The first Fidalgo School was built on March's Point in 1868. It was a one room log cabin 20'x30' in size.