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Issaquah, WA

About IssaquahThe 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 Centers Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce 155 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Issaquah, WA 98027. Phone:(425)392-7024

Self-guiding ToursA 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.

ShoppingGilman 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.

Things to Do Cougar Mountain Zoo

Gilman Town Hall Museum

Issaquah Depot Museum

Issaquah State Salmon Hatchery

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Issaquah, WA

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1800 NW Gilman Blvd. Issaquah, WA 98027

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