Episode 35 - Arthur A Denny
Added: Oct 05 2013
The entire Pacific North West and the state of Washington in particular are eternally grateful to the vision and courage of Arthur A Denny and those who helped the state of Washington emerge from a wilderness to earn for herself the title, "The Amazing Commonwealth of the North West."
On the 13th November 1851, 24 pioneers, 12 adults and 12 children were among the passenger list of the Schooner Exact, Captain Folger commanding. All but this little group were bound for Queen Charlotte Island to hunt gold. As Arthur A Denny peers through the mist he sees the strange unfriendly looking shore of their new home...