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Costco to Host Book Signing for Local Fox Island Author

Don Edgers will be available to sign copies of pictorial history

 
PRLog - Apr. 22, 2014 - GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- As an inlet in the South Puget Sound, Fox Island has been a location of change and history for hundreds of years.  First used by Native Americans for burials and potlatches, Fox Island has come a long way to be the community it is today.

Fox Island native Don Edgers takes readers on a journey back through time by way of vintage photographs and intriguing captions.

Edgers hope the book “shows a seemingly nondescript clump of land ─viewed from the Tacoma Narrows Bridges by thousands of people everyday─ having an interesting and vibrant history, and that it played an important part in the growth of South Puget Sound.”

A portion of the proceeds are for the support of the Fox Island Historical Society.

Highlights of Fox Island:

·    Features over 200 vintage photographs from personal collections and the Fox Island Historical Society’s archives, many of which have never been seen

·    Reveals the perspective of a Fox Island native who saw the land drastically change over his sixty years as a resident

·    Includes images of the Fox Island bridge, Camp TaHaDoWa and the brick-manufacturing company that was the island’s main industry at one time

Join the Author for a Book Signing!

Where:
 Costco

10990 Harbor Hill Dr., Gig Harbor WA 98335
When:  Saturday, May 3rd, 2014; 11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.

Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.

Arcadia Publishing is the leading publisher of local and regional history in the United States.  Our mission is to make history accessible and meaningful through the publication of books on the heritage of America’s people and places.  Have we done a book on your town?  Visit www.arcadiapublishing.com.

Fox Island

by Don Edgers

Images of America Series

128 pages/ softcover

Available: March 10, 2008

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