Friday Harbor in Song: 'Island Life'

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Friday Harbor High School's Class of 1925. See more historic class photos in Jeri's Mall.
— image credit: Friday Harbor High School Class of 1925

The Town of Friday Harbor celebrates its centennial Feb. 9.

On Feb. 2, 1909, residents voted 70-55 to incorporate Friday Harbor as a fourth-class town. On Feb. 8, the San Juan County Commission counted the ballots in a public session, then signed the incorporation document. The county auditor transmitted the document to the Secretary of State's office and incorporation took effect the following day.

In the last 100 years, our seaside village has inspired artists, authors, journalists, musicians and poets. brings the music to you in this "Friday Harbor in Song" series. The series began Jan. 14 with the Battlefield Band's "Leaving Friday Harbor." It continued with the Battlefield Band's "Haro Strait."

Today: The Solar Siblings' "Island Life."

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