W.T. Preston & Maritime Heritage Center

The W.T. Preston was the last sternwheeler to work in Puget Sound and is one of only two snagboats remaining in the contiguous United States. Snagboats remove navigational hazards (such as trees and sandbars) from bays, harbors, and rivers and were very important to early navigation of heavily timbered areas of western Washington. Today, the W.T. Preston and Maritime Heritage Center in Anacortes preserve this important resource and interpret the history of Fidalgo and Guemes Islands’ maritime heritage.
Website: anacorteswa.gov/422/Maritime-Heritage-Center-and-the-WT-Pres

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Address703 R Ave
Zip code98221