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Earlier than Edmonds grew to become a city, it was once a wooded area of cedar timber and evergreens. The Puget Sound's a variety of Indian tribes used the land for camping out, the ocean for fishing and clamming for food, and the marshes for harvesting tules that they used to weave into goods corresponding to mats and baskets. Later, the world grew to become referred to as Brackett's touchdown, named after the guy who begun logging the wooded area and based town of Edmonds in 1890 and opened its first generators and faculties.
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Edmonds: 1850s–1950s (Images of America) by Sara McGibbon DuBois,Ray E. DuBois