Arcadia, Washington

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Arcadia, Washington is an unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington,[1] which is located on southwest Puget Sound on a point of land which extends between Hammersley Inlet on the north and Totten Inlet on the south. It is situated between Olympia, Washington and Shelton, Washington.

History[edit]

Two steamboats are reported to have been built at Arcadia, the Arcadia (built 1889, 40 tons), and Biz (built 1881, 70 ft or 21.3 m, 80 gross tons).

References[edit]

  • Findlay, Jean Cammon, and Paterson, Robin, Mosquito Fleet of South Puget Sound, Arcadia Publishing (2008) ISBN 0-7385-5607-6.
  • Newell, Gordon R., Ships of the Inland Sea -- The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats, Binford & Mort (2d Ed. 1960)

Coordinates: 47°11′53″N 122°56′26″W / 47.197923°N 122.940504°W / 47.197923; -122.940504