Pacific Northwest Trivia: Weird, Wacky & Wild (Paperback)

Pacific Northwest Trivia: Weird, Wacky & Wild By Lisa Wojna, Gina Spadoni, Mark Thorburn Cover Image

Pacific Northwest Trivia: Weird, Wacky & Wild (Paperback)

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Pacific Northwest Trivia is a readable, entertaining potpourri of fascinating facts about a region of ecological diversity, captivating history, a progressive political culture with hints of separatism and colorful characters: - The world's largest strawberry shortcake, weighing 5700 pounds, is served to more than 15,000 people at the Lebanon Strawberry Festival in June - Adam West, of Batman fame, was born in Walla Walla, Washington, and played the lead character in that campy TV series from 1966 to 1968 - Despite being a semi-arid to arid climate, summer in Idaho is known for its wildflower blooms, covering literally thousands of acres - The site of the nation's only fatal nuclear reactor meltdown is just one of the more than 50 nuclear reactors built at the national testing site near Idaho Falls - Bertha Knight Landes (1868-1943), the nation's first female mayor, served as Seattle's mayor from 1926 to 1928 - The name for the city of Portland was settled by that most scientific of methods: a coin-toss.-- (6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM)
Product Details ISBN: 9781926700922
ISBN-10: 1926700929
Publisher: Blue Bike Books
Publication Date: February 15th, 2019
Pages: 288
Language: English