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Historic places have plenty of stories, real or not | Taking Stock


Last updated 9/13/2017 at Noon

Many people associate me with ghost towns, especially Alpine, Washington.

My interest is in historic towns. Some – like Monte Cristo, Alpine, Bordeaux and Franklin – are ghost towns. Not much in the way of buildings is left at those locations, and no one lives there anymore, but there is evidence that someone did once live and work there, and often raised families in those locations.

Some other towns became trapped in time. In these towns, you may still see houses and commercial buildings from their days of glory. Port Townsend, Snohomish, Ritzville, Port Gamble, Index, Skykomish and Co...

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