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Tacoma Public Library Digital Collections

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Have you ever wondered how Sequim got its name, or why there is a town called Yelm? What about Dirtyface Peak, Frog Heaven, or Hee Haw Creek? This unique resource provides the who, what, when and why about place names throughout Washington. It’s a fascinating way to explore our state's heritage.

 

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