MUTINY BAY SCHOOL…

MUTINY BAY SCHOOL…

MUTINY BAY SCHOOL… As South Whidbey became more and more settled by immigrants from Europe and Americans pushing west for the dream of a better life, schools were established in the small communities dotting the Island. Some of these early schools took place in...

How Classic Road derived its name…

(Excerpted from “Baker’s Corner – Early Days on Whidbey Island” by John Baker.) The Pope and Talbot logging camp on Holmes Harbor was described in the previous post about schoolteacher Julia Mackie. “According to Austin (Deke*) Marshall, who worked in the Classic...
Julia Mackie

Julia Mackie

Think you have a tough commute? Consider the weekly one Miss Julia Mackie had in 1914.After graduating high school in Everett, Julia was hired as a teacher in a logging camp near present day Honeymoon Bay.It was a large Pope and Talbot logging camp (later named the...