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Suquamish

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Chief Sealth's Grave
7076 NE South ST
Behind St. Peters Mission
Suquamish, WA 98392
Seattle was named for Suquamish Chief Sealth, who came to be known as Chief Seattle. The grave site is located in the town of Suquamish, and overlooks Puget Sound. This memorial was renovated and rededicated on Veterans Day, 2010.
Port Gamble

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First U.S. Navy battle death in the Pacific
Haida raiders kill Gustave Englebrecht, first U.S. Navy battle death in the Pacific, at Port Gamble on November 21, 1856.


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Weather
Weather on and around the Kitsap Peninsula varies greatly due to the mountains, water and other influences.
Blake Island

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Cascadia Marine Trail
Washington Water Trails Association
4649 Sunnyside Ave N #305
Seattle, WA, WA 98103-6900
206.545.9161
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This inland sea trail is a National Recreation Trail and designated one of only 16 National Millennium Trails by the White House. Suitable for day or multi-day trips, the Cascadia Marine Trail has over 50 campsites to visit. People can boat to the campsites from many public and private launch sites or shoreline trailheads.
Olalla

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Starvation Heights
Was Dr. Hazzard a healer or a serial killer? People paid for her treatment but some died.
Bainbridge Island

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Harry Tracy
On July 5, 1902, escaped convict Harry Tracy (1877-1902) commandeers the Johnson home on Bainbridge Island . . .
Olympic Peninsula

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Olympic Mountains
Views to the west from Kitsap Peninsula feature the beautiful Olympic Mountains rising almost 8,000 feet. While this isn't all that high for a mountain range, the Olympics start at sea level, making them appear bigger than they are and providing spectacular sunset scenery.
Bremerton

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MV Carlisle II
Built in 1917, the MV Carlisle II is the oldest continuously operating ferry in Puget Sound and the longest continuously licensed vessel in the U.S. This foot ferry was totally overhauled in 2004 and currently operates between Bremerton and Port Orchard.


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Northernmost point on Kitsap Peninsula
Foulweather Bluff is the northernmost point on the Kitsap Peninsula and despite its name, enjoys the effects of the rain shadow and receives less rain than the rest of the peninsula.
Hansville

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Treaty of Point No Point, 1855
Signed at Point No Point, the tribes of the northern Kitsap Peninsula ceded ownership of land in exchange for small reservation and hunting and fishing rights.
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