• Creator
  • Waite, Alvin H. (Alvin Henry), 1862-1929
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Part of the Tattoosh Mountians. Looking through trees from Paradise Park.Places associated with the name Paradise within Mount Rainier National Park are related to the name given by the Longmire family in the 1880s to the high mountain valley below Mount Rainier. The Tacoma Daily News of April 10, 1908 reports a story describing how the Longmires "...ascended the mountain until they arrived at a... more
    Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Part of the Tattoosh Mountians. Looking through trees from Paradise Park.Places associated with the name Paradise within Mount Rainier National Park are related to the name given by the Longmire family in the 1880s to the high mountain valley below Mount Rainier. The Tacoma Daily News of April 10, 1908 reports a story describing how the Longmires "...ascended the mountain until they arrived at a beautiful valley, some 6,000 feet high. This valley was situated between two ranges of fantastic mountains. It was carpeted by lawns of green grass and covered with beautiful Alpine flowers of varied hues....a paradise." PH Coll 291.184. less
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003