The Story Behind the Bicycle in the Tree on Vashon Island, WA

By |2019-04-28T23:33:34+00:00April 28th, 2019|About the Island, For Visitors, Locals|

On Vashon Island in Washington, tourists looking for memorable activities or fun things to do often visit an old, rusty bicycle trapped in the fork of a tree. Legend says the bicycle belonged to a boy who abandoned it in 1914 to fight in World War I. Over the decades, the story goes, the tree [...]

Unique Island Home Then and Now

By |2019-04-27T01:54:36+00:00February 12th, 2019|Island News, Locals|

On February 12, 2019 I woke up in the morning to a unique post on Facebook from an Islander friend. The post had two photos, sort of a "Then and Now". The photos both looked eerily alike, though the people were different. In reading the post, the story got even more interesting: This is [...]

Great Fall Decor by Vashonite Kimberly Clark

By |2019-02-12T19:17:53+00:00October 16th, 2015|Locals|

The air is becoming crisp, the strawberries of summer have all been eat or preserved, and cider season is upon us. It's fall on Vashon Island. For most of us all fall not only means airing out sweaters and finding hats and gloves, but also cozying up our homes for the changing of the [...]

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