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Liberty

This four-mile round trip takes you through the only surviving old-style gold mining town in Washington.

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A placer settlement—placer mining is mining in a streambed—along Williams Creek; here nuggets valued as high as $65 were found. According to old-timers, a single pan once ran as high as $1,365. The patriotic name was chosen by the first permanent resident, Gus Nelson, when he started the settlement. In 1891, he built a cabin, which was later used for a school, and then for a post office.

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Liberty Historic District

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Assay Office