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New historical placard at Roanoke Landing

Phil Flash is a member of the Mercer Island Historical Society, which, together with the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, created the new historical placard for Roanoke Landing.  - Elizabeth Celms/Mercer Island Reporter
Phil Flash is a member of the Mercer Island Historical Society, which, together with the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, created the new historical placard for Roanoke Landing.
— image credit: Elizabeth Celms/Mercer Island Reporter

Islander Phil Flash points to an old photograph of The Mercer ferry, one of four ferries that used to frequent the Roanoke Ferry Landing before the I-90 bridge was built. The ferries and a brief history of Roanoke Landing, located on the northern tip of Mercer Island, are featured on a new historical marker at the site. Flash and the sign's designer, Jim Engelhardt, installed the placard on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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