The Resource Early Ballard, Julie D. Pheasant-Albright, (electronic resource)

Early Ballard, Julie D. Pheasant-Albright, (electronic resource)

Label
Early Ballard
Title
Early Ballard
Statement of responsibility
Julie D. Pheasant-Albright
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first land claim in what would become the city of Ballard was made in 1852, but it wasn't until a ship captain named William Rankin Ballard lost a bet with a business partner and found himself the owner of 160 acres of seemingly worthless land that the city prospered and became the "Shingle Capital of the World." Incorporated in 1890, Ballard grew quickly, thanks to shingle and lumber mills and the Scandinavian fishing fleet. When a horse was supposedly found in the city water supply in 1906, reluctant Ballardites voted to be annexed to the city of Seattle, and the flag flew at half-staff at Ballard City Hall. Home to the Nordic Heritage Museum, Chittenden Locks, and the fishing fleet, this bustling city-within-a-city still retains its unique Scandinavian flavor to this day
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pheasant-Albright, Julie D
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Target audience
adult
Label
Early Ballard, Julie D. Pheasant-Albright, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451867
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451867
Specific material designation
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Early Ballard, Julie D. Pheasant-Albright, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451867
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451867
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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