All About Olympia
Olympia is the capital of the state of Washington and is situated at the southern portion of Puget Sound on Budd Inlet. The city is recognized as the center for fine arts for the region and is well known for its music scene. The downtown area has been designated as a National Historic District. Source
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Olympia is home to numerous theater companies and is the location of the Olympia Film Society’s annual film festival. The “Procession of the Species” parade consists of community members wearing costumes which portray a wide variety of species. The parade is popular with residents and tourists. Source
Education in Olympia
About Olympia Educational System
There are at least 2 colleges in Olympia, listed and described below. These schools represent 9,533 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 8,449 full-time students, and a reported 985 dorm rooms. The largest schools here include South Puget Sound Community College and The Evergreen State College. Source
History of Olympia:
Olympia is rich in history!
The area was home to the Squaxin, Chelhalis, Duwamish, Nisqually, Suquamish and the Puyallup tribes. In 1792 Peter Puget charted the region. During the 1840’s Edmund Sylvester and Levi Smith claimed the area that is now the downtown. Soon, the city which was known as Smithfield was the location of thriving lumber and mill industries. Source
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Olympia sits on the very southern tip of Puget Sound, the gorgeous, meandering estuarine system of waterways that encompasses a great deal of northwest Washington. With this location, plentiful outdoor pursuits await including hiking, fishing, boating, and beaches including Burfoot Park and Tolmie State Park. Source
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