Located in La Conner
"Come to the top of the hill for a spectacular view of Skagit County history"
Store, Anacortes, WA, 1890
Amos Bowman founded Anacortes after purchasing land in 1877. He named
the site after his wife, Anna Curtis Bowman. This photo, taken around
1880, shows Bowman's general store and post office. The man with the
beard is William Allard. He is getting supplies and putting them into
Some of the things you could buy at the store were farming tools, dry
goods, seeds, and household items.
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