• Ferry House from across the Prairie

    Ebey's Landing

    National Historical Reserve Washington

4th annual Preservation Field School

Did You Know?

Farm-forest mixed landscape

The prairies, with their rich soil, were the first areas of the Reserve to be farmed, first by Native Americans, and later, by European-american settlers who moved onto the lands. The pioneers cleared the higher ground and tried to farm it, but found the soils poor and allowed the forests to return.