The West End of the Rainbow: An Unorthodox History: Featuring Our 19th Century George W. Bush and the Other Washington Richard McKinley Robison

ISBN: 9780741409201

Published: December 31st 2002

Hardcover

124 pages


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The West End of the Rainbow: An Unorthodox History: Featuring Our 19th Century George W. Bush and the Other Washington  by  Richard McKinley Robison

The West End of the Rainbow: An Unorthodox History: Featuring Our 19th Century George W. Bush and the Other Washington by Richard McKinley Robison
December 31st 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 124 pages | ISBN: 9780741409201 | 9.30 Mb

George W. Bush was one of the few black pioneers to head to the far Northwest. He, his wife, their five sons, four other American families and two bachelors-nearly thirty people-arrived on Puget Sound in 1845. They settled at Bush Prairie, near theMoreGeorge W. Bush was one of the few black pioneers to head to the far Northwest. He, his wife, their five sons, four other American families and two bachelors-nearly thirty people-arrived on Puget Sound in 1845. They settled at Bush Prairie, near the British-owned Fort Nisqually and made their homes there, carving a living out of the wilderness.

The Royal Navy wanted the Puget Sound area but in June 1846, a boundary settlement was reached and all of Washington State north and west of the Columbia River officially became American Territory.



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