• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1937~
  • Description
  • Longmire is a community and former headquarters of Mount Rainier National Park and was named for James and Virinda Longmire, who were among those who crossed the Naches Pass trail in 1853. Longmire was the first to develop the mineral springs at Longmire and with his family operated a resort in what became the southwest corner of Mount Rainier National Park. Several geographical locations such as Mount Ararat, Martha Falls, Paradise, etc. are ... more
    Longmire is a community and former headquarters of Mount Rainier National Park and was named for James and Virinda Longmire, who were among those who crossed the Naches Pass trail in 1853. Longmire was the first to develop the mineral springs at Longmire and with his family operated a resort in what became the southwest corner of Mount Rainier National Park. Several geographical locations such as Mount Ararat, Martha Falls, Paradise, etc. are named by or for members of his family. After coming to the Pacific Northwest in 1853 Longmire settled in Thurston County and was active in the Indian War of 1855-56. An alternate name for Longmire is Longmire Springs. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003