Jackson House, 3602 Oakes Avenue (1907)
This fine, unaltered Dutch Colonial residence has the traditional gambrel roof, with double-hung windows and side lights. A small carriage house/garage is located at the rear of the house. It was built for Peter Jackson in 1906 and was in the Jackson family from 1906 until 1985.
Henry M. Jackson was born in the home in 1912 where he lived until 1967. He graduated from Everett High School in 1930 and University of Washington with a law degreee in 1935. He was elected to Congress in 1940 and re-elected five times. In 1952, he won a Senate seat, serving in Congress for nearly 43 years until his death in 1983.
Jackson’s love of the outdoors made him become an environmentalist long before it was fashionable. He led in establishing the North Cascades National Park preserving over 684,000 acres in Washington State.