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Who Was Madame Dorion?
Who Was Madame Dorion?
Who Was Madame Dorion?
Marie Dorion was one of the strongest women to ever live. Her amazing story is filled with feats of near-death survival, mass murder, and heartache, but against all the odds, somehow she survived multiple harsh and horrific journeys through what is now Oregon and Washington.
Port of Benton Honors USS Triton Operation Sandblast Crew That Secretly Sailed the Globe
Port of Benton Honors USS Triton Operation Sandblast Crew That Secretly Sailed the Globe
Port of Benton Honors USS Triton Operation Sandblast Crew That Secretly Sailed the Globe
(Richland, WA) -- The Port of Benton held a ceremony today recognizing the original crew members of the USS Triton (SSRN 586) during its historic Operation Sandblast Mission to circumnavigate the globe completely undetected in 1960. The crew covered 26,723 nautical miles between February 24 to April 25 of that year ...
Protestors Call For Removal of Downtown Spokane Statue
Protestors Call For Removal of Downtown Spokane Statue
Protestors Call For Removal of Downtown Spokane Statue
(Spokane, WA) -- There are calls to remove a statue in downtown Spokane. John R. Monaghan was a sailor from Spokane in 1899 who was among other sailors commanded to destroy Samoan villages. A Citizens Advisory Council has recommended removing the statue, because it contains racial slurs toward the Samoan people ...