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Old boathouse collapses in Petersburg


This old boathouse at 24 Birch Street in Petersburg slid off its piling foundation and collapsed onto the tidelands of Hammer Slough sometime Friday. The building belongs to former Petersburg resident Catherine Hanson. (Photos courtesy of Hanson’s daughter, Hilary Wood)

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