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Battle Ready; The National Coast Defense System and the Fortification of Puget Sound, 1894-1925, by David M. Hansen - Washington State Historical Society

Battle Ready; The National Coast Defense System and the Fortification of Puget Sound, 1894-1925, by David M. Hansen

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Battle Ready; The National Coast Defense System and the Fortification of Puget Sound, 1894-1925, by David M. Hansen

"Altered landscapes and an array of concrete structures - remnants of Puget Sound fortification - serve as silent reminders of a unique chapter in Pacific Northwest history.  The ocean inlet's wide entrance, deep waters, and recurrent fog left it vulnerable to attack.  The waterway finally became part of the National Coast Defense System in 1894, when the value of real and personal property along its shores surpassed $160 million." 


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