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 a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. - Harry S Truman

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. - Will Rogers

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

The main thing is to make history, not to write it. - Otto von Bismarck

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

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse. - John F Kennedy

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

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

Anybody can make history, only a great man can write it. - Oscar Wilde

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

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James

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

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions. - Ted Koppei

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

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

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote. - William E. Simon

The Spanish assailed the unassailable, the Dutch defended the indefensible. - Unknown

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

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! - Dwight D Eisenhower

If I was the governor of New Jersey, the George Washington Bridge would not have been shut. - Donald Trump

History never repeats itself. The historians repeat each other. There is a wide difference. - Oscar Wilde

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane

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

Street League Skateboarding is the premier professional skateboarding league in the world, with the biggest prize money in history. - Rob Dyrdek

I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Lauren Groff

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

The shoulders I stand on are broad and strong, full of history and courage and love. How about you? Whose shoulders are you standing on? - Molly Johnson

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: Duh. - Conan O'Brien

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

Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic. - Bill Maher

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle

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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22-Feb-2018