On This Site in 1897

Sign at “A Touch of Dutch” store in Coupeville, Washington

A place where something almost happened



Coupeville - a place where something alomost happened in 1897



“Virtual Walking Tour” of the historic Coupeville waterfront

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History is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Stand up and walk out of your history. - Phil McGraw

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

What Washington needs is adult supervision. - Barack Obama

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. - Virginia Woolf

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

It's a very good historical book about history. - Dan Quayle

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot. - Mark Twain

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

History would be a wonderful thing - if it were only true. - Leo Tolstoy

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. - Lawrence Durrell

A people without history is like the wind on the buffalo grass. - Lakota Sioux Proverb

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer

Conjunctivitis dot com ... now there's a site for sore eyes. - Tim Vine

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. - Harry S Truman

If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. - William Lyon Mackenzie King

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson

Women with pasts interest men. They hope history will repeat itself. - Mae West

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. - Mahatma Gandhi

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush


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17-Jun-2018