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Haunted sites on the Kitsap Peninsula
Throughout the Kitsap Peninsula you'll find haunted sites - these are the ones we have heard about - let us know about other sites.
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.
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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Hood Canal
Hood Canal is a natural, glacier-carved fiord more than 60 miles long, with 242 miles of shoreline and first explored and named by Captain George Vancouver in 1972.
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Destiny Harbor Tours
4430 Holly Ln. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253.225.6306
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Welcome, I'm Captain Tom. We operate harbor tours, sightseeing and private charters and memorials in Gig Harbor and Tacoma. Our open boats give an up-close look at the scenery, wildlife and history of Puget Sound! On all our tours you will enjoy spanning views of the Sound with islands, mountains and a great chance to see bald eagles, seals, sea lions, sea hawks (osprey) and more. A Destiny Harbor Tour brings you Up-Close and Personal with Puget Sound, Bring Your Camera! For more information see destinyharbortours.com !
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Indian Peninsula
The Kitsap Peninsula was once called "Indian Peninsula". The Great Peninsula is the correct name of this peninsula. "Kitsap" is the name of the county that covers most of the peninsula, along with portions of Mason County and Pierce County, and therefore the peninsula has become commonly known as the Kitsap Peninsula.
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 . . .


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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.
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Rain Shadow
As wet air moves in from the Southwest over the Pacific Ocean and up into the Olympic Mountians, moisture is dumped onto the western slopes, leaving less rain to fall on the other side of the mountains forming a rain shadow.
Olalla

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