The Beauties of the State of Washington

A Book for Tourists

Cover image for

Download


Author: Harry F. Giles
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,942 / 85 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.8
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 579
Added to site: 2009.10.01
mnybks.net#: 25430
Genre: Travel
Excerpt

onstitute the main goals of the mountain loving clubs of the northwest. Mountain phenomena are displayed in all with a maximum degree of grandeur, insuring ample reward to those venturing to explore their many fastnesses.

[Illustration: A FIR, A CEDAR, AND A HEMLOCK--PRINCIPAL TREES IN WASHINGTON.]

Photo by C. H. Ziddell.


[Illustration: WASHINGTON FORESTS

"Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene, and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theater Of stateliest view"]

Dense forests of evergreen trees almost envelop the hills and mountains of the state of Washington. Scarcely any portions were originally left bare, excepting the higher peaks, which in a spirit of independence seem to have pushed their bald heads up and above this beautiful covering protecting the regions below. Into the fertile valleys and along the river banks clear to the sea the stately ranks of these forests once advanced, but such localities are now, for the most part, gi

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Beauties of the State of Washington by Harry F. Giles - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Innocents Abroad
by Mark Twain
A Tramp Abroad
by Mark Twain
Aztec Land
by Maturin M. Ballou
Adventures in Many Lands
by Various Authors
Cathedrals of Spain
by John A. Gade
Abroad
by Various Authors
Byways Around San Francisco Bay
by William E. Hutchinson
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin

See more popular titles from this genre.