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Mud Princess

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This one's in the western part of the country... a city I enjoyed very much when I last visited.

All photos unretouched - no Photoshop used. :) Any guesses?
 

nerudite

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It reminds me a lot of Port Townsend, but I don't recognize some of the buildings (like the last picture).
 

BKM

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I'll concur with Eureka. I think its Samoa Island in the background of the one picture.
 

nerudite

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I don't know guys... the water looks pretty glassy to me. It screams Puget Sound.
 

biscuit

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nerudite said:
I don't know guys... the water looks pretty glassy to me. It screams Puget Sound.
Good point. The sea looks calm for Northern Cali. But the working harbor, semi-run down waterfront and victorian architecture looks kinda familiar - like Eureka. Although it has been almost 10 years since I was last there.
 

BKM

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The last picture is the famous Carson House, the home of a big lumber baron.

Eureka-milled redwood largely built San Francisco.
 

nerudite

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Aha! It is Port Townsend! The last building (which I've never seen before) is the Ann Starrett Mansion. Looks beautiful!

I used to take the ferry from Whidbey Island (about 45 minutes to an hour) about once a month... so I am pretty familiar with the waterfront area. Port Townsend is probably my favorite town in Washington. I have looked into buying property in the area several times. It's just an amazing place!
 

Mud Princess

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Yep, Nerudite got it first! (Sorry for the delay - I took the day off and didn't get online!) I think the Starrett Mansion was probably the dead giveaway.

I took a historic house tour in Port Townsend 10-15 years ago. The architecture and the views of the Puget Sound were stunning.

I know someone who was a planner there for a couple of years. Looks like a great place to live and work.
 
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