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Across the Olympic Mountains: The Press Expedition, 1889-1890

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Robert Wood

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 215 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In 1889 Washington’s then governor, Elisha Ferry, called on men of adventure to cross the Olympic Mountains, a range shrouded in mystery. The Seattle Press, the state’s primary newspaper, stepped up to the challenge, sponsoring the Press Expedition.

And soon departed a band of men into the mountains during one of the worst winters in recorded history…