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 more or less bunk. - Henry Ford

History is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

What Washington needs is adult supervision. - Barack Obama

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

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

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

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

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

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

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

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's no point in burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site. - Sydney Harris

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

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

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

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

The reason gas prices are so high is because the oil is in Texas and Oklahoma and all the dipsticks are in Washington. - Yakov Smirnoff

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

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

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

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

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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11-Dec-2017