What Happened on May 11, 1841

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound

Naval Officer and Explorer Charles Wilkes
Naval Officer and Explorer
Charles Wilkes

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