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Olympia in 1970

Olympia waterfront 1970

(Photo courtesy of Washington State Archives)

Downtown Olympia and the city’s waterfront looked much different in 1970 than today, as this photo in the State Archives WSDOT file shows. The photo looks to the north. Note the “old fleet” in the background.

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1940s Olympia from above

Photo courtesy of Washington State Archives

This aerial photo shows downtown Olympia during the late 1940s.  Note that the Capitol Campus (in the distance) at that time did not have the Tivoli Fountain or the GA Building.