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Discover a tech town’s rural roots on this 30-mile trip.

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The barn, built in 1933 by Bill and Anna Johnson, shows evidence of expert carpentry and incorporates used materials. The barn lumber is a mix of sizes representing almost all the dimensions used from the 1880s to the present. Bill Johnson was a logger and operated a small farm on this property, and he lived with his wife in the Craftsman style house across Evans Creek. The barn was built...

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One of the pieces of still-remaining road from the region’s early road systems, this segment is part of the old Yellowstone Trail, which went from Boston, across Snoqualmie Pass and down to Seattle and Puget Sound. The highway system in the Northwestern United States played a vital part in the development of the state of Washington. Trappers, miners, explorers, and adventurers cut their way through dense forests, over treacherous mountains,...

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Set on the Sammamish River, the area was a draw for its abundance of forests and fish. The first European settlers arrived in the early 1870s and it was named for Luke McRedmond, the town’s founder and first postmaster, who settled here in 1865 and platted the town in 1891. An early name was Melrose, for William Perrigo’s hometown of Melrose, Massachusetts, and another name was Salmonberg for dog salmon...

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William Henry White Home

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Redmond City Park