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Alvord Street Named after pioneer prospector Lester Alvord   
Andron Originally called Dannehar, this was a railroad turning wye When the owner of Dannehar Logging Company was found dead due to mysterious circumstances...  Orgin of Andron 
Darrington Mill Boat Launch Because of the long history of this site being part of the "Darrington Mill" Darrington has a long history as a logging and mill town. There have been several mills occupying this site. It started out as the Three Rivers Mill, then Summit Timber,and now Hampton Mill, all which are our Darrington Mill.   
Dot City Park Named after Dorthy, "Dot" Larson whom donated the land for the city park.  Dot City Park 
Emens Street Named after pioneer prospector Stacey B. Emens   
Montague Street Jack Montague, the owner of Darrington's first store   
Nels Bruseth Memorial Garden Named after pioneer forest ranger and lookout man Nels Bruseth  Nels Bruseth Memorial Garden 
Old City Hall Building The first Darrington City Hall building was built in 1945 Darrington's tallest building was biult in 1945 after the town incorporated. The Firehall was on ground level, jail & courtroom in the basement, upstairs was the city clerk, mayor and community hall with dance floor.  
Old School Park For many the Darrington schools were located on this site. When the "new" schools were built on a new location the land was set aside for a city park.   The Old Schools 
Randall Street Named after James and Clara Randall Randalls invested in land holding north of town which they platted and sold.  
Riddle Street Named after N. C. Riddle MD Doctor Riddle was the second medical doctor for the town  
Sauk Avenue Named for the first inhabitants of the upper valleys The Sauk-Suiattle, lived in the drainage of the Suiattle, Sauk and Cascade Rivers. The homesteading caused the loss of their lands.   
Seeman Street Named after O.C. Seeman  O.C. provided the first water system for homes in Darrington  
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