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Captain George Vancouver declares New Georgia, including site of modern-day Everett

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Captain George Vancouver

On June 4, 1792, Captain George Vancouver claimed a region he called New Georgia for his monach, King George III of Great Britain. When he did this, he was anchored in the waters of Possession Sound near the site of present-day Everett, Washington. In the end, we know how this story ended.

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