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Students document net sheds for Library of Congress

July 7, 2009

Susan Schell
of the Gateway
Published: 04:15PM July 1st, 2009

Gateline.com: Four students and a teacher from Bates Technical College in Tacoma got their feet wet on a special project in Gig Harbor last week.

They were contracted to lend a hand during the course of their land-surveying program to take data on three of the area’s historic net sheds - the Tarabochia, Stanich and Puratich sheds.

Seventeen sheds were documented with the help of the national parks service through a grant from Washington’s Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.

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