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Name Padilla Bay

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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 2012.054.002 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.002 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast; Washington; Bellingham Bay; Polyconic Projection; Scale 1:40,000; Soundings in fathoms, (fathoms and feet to eleven fathoms) at mean lower low water. 1st edition, June 1893. c-1922-224; Nautical chart catalog no. 2, panel G; Chart 6378; tabulated from surveys by the Corps of Engineers -- report of June 1970 and surveys of May 1970 Includes Bellingham Bay south; around Sinclair Island, Vendovi Island, Cypress Island, northern Guemes Island, Samish Island. Bellingham Channel, Padilla Bay, Samish Bay

Image of 2012.054.003 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.003 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast; Washington; Strait of Georgia and Strait of Juan de Fuca. Mercator Projection; Scale 1:200,000 at Lat. 48 degrees 12'; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Chart #6300 Includes Vancouver Island; Strait of Juan De Fuca; Olympic Peninnsula; Strait of Georgia; San Juan Islands; west coast of British Columbia; Bellingham Bay; Rosario Strait; Guemes Channel; Similk and Skagit and Padilla Bays, Saratoga Passage between Whidbey Island and Camano Island as well as around Cypress, Sinclair, Guemes, Vendovi Islands.

Image of 2012.054.004 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.004 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart - Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia. United States -- West Coast; Washington; 0. Mercator Projection; Scale 1:80,000 at Lat. 48 degrees 36'; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Chart #6380 Includes Canadian islands; San Juan islands; Strait of Juan De Fuca; Strait of Georgia; San Juan Islands; west coast of British Columbia; Bellingham Bay; Rosario Strait; Guemes Channel; Similk and Skagit, Fidalgo and Padilla Bays, as well as around Cypress, Sinclair, Guemes, Vendovi Islands. also Fidalgo Island and northern Whidbey Island.

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 WF 0542.A,B - March's Point road

WF 0542.A,B - March's Point road

Charles Judd photo showing road on northeast tip of March's Point. View looks east across Padilla Bay to Bay View. Point originally mapped as "Sachem Point" by Charles Wilkes's 1842 U.S. Exploring Expedition. The point was of great significance to local Indians, who had several villages here and regularly burned over the point's natural prairie lands to encourage growth of native edible plants. The first recorded whites to settle on Fidalgo Island, and Skagit County, did so on March's Point, despite the fact that the peninsula was promised to local Indians as part of the Swinomish Indian Reservation in the 1855 Point Elliot Treaty. First white to settle on the tip of this point was O. V. Russ

Image of WF 0543 - Hiram March's home

WF 0543 - Hiram March's home

Charles Judd photo showing home of Hiram and Kate March, northeast side of March's Point. View looks south on March's Point Road as it heads from tip down east side of point. March's Point was originally mapped as Sachem Point by Charles Wilkes's 1842 U. S. Exploring Expedition. The point was of great significance to the region's Indian tribes, who had several villages on the point and regularly burned over the point's natural prairie lands to encourage the growth of native edible plants. The first recorded white to settle on the tip of this point was O. V. Russell. A "quiet, peaceable, harmless old man", Russell was found "cruelly and barbarously murdered on the beach at his residence" on 7-

Image of D.X.030.A,B - March's Pt area ?

D.X.030.A,B - March's Pt area ?

Charles Judd photo showing road on northeast tip of March's Point. View looks east across Padilla Bay to Bay View. Point originally mapped as "Sachem Point" by Charles Wilkes's 1842 U.S. Exploring Expedition. The point was of great significance to local Indians, who had several villages here and regularly burned over the point's natural prairie lands to encourage growth of native edible plants. The first recorded whites to settle on Fidalgo Island, and Skagit County, did so on March's Point, despite the fact that the peninsula was promised to local Indians as part of the Swinomish Indian Reservation in the 1855 Point Elliot Treaty. First white to settle on the tip of this point was O. V. Russ

Image of 2014.055.006 - Anacortes from Cypress Island

2014.055.006 - Anacortes from Cypress Island

Looking from Cypress Island, south easterly photograph shows the west end of Guemes Island, the east end of Fidalgo Island including Cap Sante and March's Point and beyond. Waterways seen are Guemes Channel, Fidalgo Bay, Padilla Bay and Bellingham Channel. Photographer, C.L. Judd was active in Anacortes during 1904 - 1936

Image of 2014.055.010 - View of Mt. Baker from waterfront, Anacortes; c.1910-20

2014.055.010 - View of Mt. Baker from waterfront, Anacortes; c.1910-20

View of Mt. Baker from waterfront, Anacortes; c.1910-20. Can also see Saddlebag Island and Hat Island and Padilla Bay. Photographer, C.L. Judd was active in Anacortes during 1904 - 1936

Image of 2014.055.021 - Fidalgo Bay, March's Point, Padilla Bay, the foothills, and Mt. Baker

2014.055.021 - Fidalgo Bay, March's Point, Padilla Bay, the foothills, and Mt. Baker

Mt. Baker in background; foreground is trees on Fidalgo Island, then Fidalgo Bay, March's Point, Padilla Bay and the foothills. Photographer, C.L. Judd was active in Anacortes during 1904 - 1936

Image of 2014.055.022 - Saddle Bag Island and others

2014.055.022 - Saddle Bag Island and others

Saddle Bag Island and others in Padilla Bay Photographer, C.L. Judd was active in Anacortes during 1904 - 1936