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A J Bolon Historic Monument

A J Bolon Historic Monument
White Pine Buttes, Washington
A.J. Bolon was a special Indian agent for the Washington Territory, who was killed by American Indians after the failure of the Walla Walla Council in 1855.

Benewah Milk Bottle

Benewah Milk Bottle
Spokane, Washington
This is one of two milk bottles that were constructed in the Spokane area to advertise the Benewah Dairy Company. Built in 1935, the structure is built of stucco and sheet metal.

Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens
Skamania County, Washington
In 1982, the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument was created for research, recreation, and education. Inside the Monument, the environment is left to respond naturally in recovering from the 1980 eruption and any future disturbance.

Space Needle

Space Needle
Seattle, Washington
Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle features an observation deck at 520 feet (160 m), the SkyCity restaurant at 500 feet (152 m), and a gift shop.

Teapot Dome Service Station

Teapot Dome Service Station
Zillah, Yakima County, Washington
Unique structures like this teapot were popular along America's roadways in the 1920's and 1930's. This service station building was constructed in amused memory of the Teapot Dome Scandal during the administration of Warren G. Harding.


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Postal Code: WA
Capital City: Olympia
Became a State: November 11, 1889
Population: 7,170,351*
Area: 71,297.95 miles2 (184,661.88 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Washington Landmarks

  1. Mount St. Helens
  2. Benewah Milk Bottle
  3. Space Needle
  4. Teapot Dome Service Station
  5. Wind River Arboretum
  6. Hanging Tree Historical Monument
  7. A J Bolon Historic Monument
  8. Admiral Mine and Mill
  9. Battery Street Subway
  10. Nippon Kan Theater

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