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Warren G. Magnuson

History - Pre-Euro American Settlement

Warren G. Magnuson Park Information: (206)684-4946
Park Address: 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 > directions
Administrative office visiting address: 6310 NE 74th St, bldg 30 southeast offices
Administrative office mail: 6310 NE 74th St., Suite 109E, Seattle, WA 98115

Native American group possibly associated with the "hloo-weelth-AHBSH" peoples inhabited three longhouses on the shores of Wolf Bay, immediately south of Sand Point. Identified the following places near or on the Sand Point peninsula:
  • small prairie (BEbqwa'bEks) near the current Windermere community
  • Mud Lake "wee-SAHL-pubsh" (Wisa'lpEbc) which may mean "plowed place"
  • Sand Point "sqwab" (SqWsEb)
  • northern shore near Pontiac Bay "T!uda'xEde" or "plant with small, inedible white berries"
  • Pontiac Bay, "Sla'gwElagwEts" or "cedar bark where it grows"
  • channel connecting Mud Lake to Lake Washington "TCHAAHL-ko" (Tc!aa'Lqo) "hidden water"
History « Pre-Euro American Settlement » Mid 1800s Exploration

Updated October 19, 2006
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