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November 22, 2020
Sightseeing at Cape Disappointment from Cat Patches

 As I mentioned in yesterday's post, our Thursday afternoon turned bright a sunny. We grabbed the opportunity to get out and do a little sight-seeing. Our first stop was this lookout above the state park. Looking to the north, we saw this:


A few of you have expressed curiosity about how Cape Disappointment got its name. The sign pictured below explains it.
 

If you're interested in reading about the quest to settle this part of the world, I can recommend two good books: Astoria, by Peter Stark, and The Men Who United the States, by Simon Winchester. Both ...

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Sightseeing at Cape Disappointment from ... Cat Patches

 As I mentioned in yesterday's post, our Thursday afternoon turned bright a sunny. We grabbed the opportunity to get out and do a little sight-seeing. Our first stop was this lookout above the state park. Looking to the north, we saw this:


A few of you have expressed curiosity about how Cape Disappointment got its name. The sign pictured below explains it.
 

If you're interested in reading about the quest to settle this part of the world, I can recommend two good books: Astoria, by Peter Stark, and The Men Who United the States, by Simon Winchester. Both ...

read more
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