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 develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

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

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

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

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

You have to look at history as an evolution of society. - Jean Chretien

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

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

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

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

If the cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde

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

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

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

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

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

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratcliffe

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

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

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

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

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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19-Oct-2017