Category Archives: History

Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky, First Woman to Bicycle Around the World

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter July 2013 There are some questions that a 9-year-old daughter can ask her dad that seem impossible to answer. One of them is this: “Why isn’t there a women’s Tour de … Continue reading

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A Little History of the Indian Creek Building

Many people ask me questions about the building that we occupy here at 705 4th Avenue. Until recently, I had only known that it was once an automobile showroom, and had thought it was built in the 1920’s, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Historic Photos Stir Deep Sentiments for Olympia’s Velodrome

Originally published in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter Each time I pass the new construction site on the corner of Capitol Way and Carylon St., my mind is set adrift on times vanished. In my wildest dreams, the construction crew … Continue reading

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