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Description
The Seattle Pacific and Lakeshore Railroad's extension to nearby Squak Mountain in the late 1800s triggered a major coal mining boom and the settlement of the community of Gilman. The town's name was changed to Issaquah, a Coast Salish Indian word meaning “sound of waterfowl,” in 1899.
Visitor Info
Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce 155 N.W. Gilman Blvd. ISSAQUAH, WA 98027. Phone:(425)392-7024
Shopping
Gilman Village, south of I-90 exit 17 at Gilman Boulevard and Juniper Street, is a complex of restored pioneer houses that contains restaurants and specialty shops. Hand-dipped chocolates are made at Boehm's Chocolate Factory, 255 N.E. Gilman Blvd.
Self-guiding tours
A map outlining a walking tour of historic downtown Issaquah is available at the Gilman Town Hall Museum, the Issaquah Depot Museum and the chamber of commerce.
Things to See
Cougar Mountain Zoo
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Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Issaquah
1800 NW Gilman Blvd. Issaquah, WA 98027
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Seattle Issaquah
1185 NW Maple St. Issaquah, WA 98027
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Holiday Inn Seattle Issaquah
1801 12th Ave NW. Issaquah, WA 98027
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle/Issaquah
1484 Hyla Ave NW. Issaquah, WA 98027
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