Tacoma's Wright Park (Paperback)

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The origins of Wright Park date to 1886, when the Tacoma Land Companyathe real estate agency of the Northern Pacific Railwayadonated 27 acres of land to the newly incorporated and booming young railroad town of Tacoma on the condition that it become a city park. A hilly, logged, and brambly parcel of land, the acreage was nonetheless enthusiastically received by citizens of Tacoma. Named in honor of Charles Barstow Wright, the president of the Tacoma Land Company, Wright Park and its surrounding streets and avenues soon became the early address of distinction for Tacomaas grand residences as well as many educational, religious, and medical institutions. Now, more than a century later, Tacomaas landmark Wright Park is the recipient of renewed citizen investment and appreciation, as this photographic retrospective demonstrates.


Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Mfg Part# 9780738559322
SKU 207972998
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738559326
Release Date 7/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.5L x 0.25T
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0127
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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