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Poulsbo

This 11-mile side trip leaves Bainbridge Island, crossing Agate pass to Kitsap Peninsula and the maritime community of Poulsbo along Liberty Bay.

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Originally this picturesque fishing village was made upon mostly of a Scandinavian population and was once headquarters for a codfish fleet. The town was named by Iver Brynildsen, a pioneer resident, for the town of Poulsbomoen in Norway. A post office was established on December 6, 1886. Over time, substantial frame and brick buildings lined the main street, farms crowded into the town from the hillsides, and trawlers, seine boats,...

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