The Resource Fir Island and Conway, Patricia Hanstad Pleas, Janet K. Utgard, and Andrea Millward Xaver., (electronic resource)

Fir Island and Conway, Patricia Hanstad Pleas, Janet K. Utgard, and Andrea Millward Xaver., (electronic resource)

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Fir Island and Conway
Title
Fir Island and Conway
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Hanstad Pleas, Janet K. Utgard, and Andrea Millward Xaver.
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Language
eng
Summary
The North Fork and the South Fork of the Skagit River were navigated by those searching for gold and land in the 1870's. Flooding became a deterrent for many, but those who stayed discovered an abundance of fertile soil and natural resources. Scandinavian immigrants, predominantly Norwegian, came to settle in the area, some with their families, and worked in logging and in farming. As the population grew, small towns and businesses were soon established. Skagit City and Fir were located on Fir Island; Conway and Milltown were located east of the island. In 1914, a bridge connected the island to the mainland, replacing the ferry at Mann's Landing. After many floods, the removal of logjams, and the arrival of the Great Northern Railroad, Mount Vernon began to prosper upriver, and the little towns began to disappear. Today, Fir Island and Conway are destinations for tourists who come to see snow geese and trumpeter swans during migration. Farmers continue to work the soil, and many descendants of pioneers still remain
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Midwest
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Pleas, Patricia Hanstad
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Utgard, Janet K
  • Xaver, Andrea Millward
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of America
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  • Electronic books
  • Fir Island (Wash.)
  • Conway (Wash.)
  • Skagit County (Wash.)
  • Skagit County (Wash.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Fir Island and Conway, Patricia Hanstad Pleas, Janet K. Utgard, and Andrea Millward Xaver., (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11948021
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11948021
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11948021
Specific material designation
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Stock number
11948021
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fir Island and Conway, Patricia Hanstad Pleas, Janet K. Utgard, and Andrea Millward Xaver., (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11948021
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11948021
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11948021
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11948021
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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