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

What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

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

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

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

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

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

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

45 caliber German Shmowzer - a 38 caliber German Floogle with a telephonic site - Archie Bunker

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. - Warren Buffet

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. - Kurt Vonnegut

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

Once in a lifetime the longed-for tidal wave of justice can rise up, and hope and history rhyme. - Seamus Heaney

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

It is guaranteed to put all teeth on edge, including George Washington's, wherever they might be. - Vincent Canby

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

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

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

How many ideas have there been in the history of the human race that were unthinkable ten years before they appeared? - Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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

The politicians in Washington are spending trillions of dollars of our money. When are Americans going to stand up and say enough is enough? - Joe Wurzelbacher

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

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

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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18-Aug-2018