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Arcadia, Washington is an unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington, which is located on southwest Puget Sound on a point of land which extends between Hammersley Inlet on the north and Totten Inlet on the south. It is situated between Olympia, Washington and Shelton, Washington.

History

Two steamboats are reported to have been built at Arcadia, the Arcadia (built 1889, 40 tons), and Biz (built 1881, 70 ft or 21.3 m, 80 gross tons).

  • Newell, Gordon R., Ships of the Inland Sea -- The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats, Binford & Mort (2d Ed. 1960)

Coordinates: 47°11′53″N 122°56′26″W / 47.197923°N 122.940504°W / 47.197923; -122.940504

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