Fletcher Bay : Located on the western side of Bainbridge Island is named after William C. Fletcher

The Salish name for the bay near the middle of western Bainbridge Island is xlelkap (bitten into.) The Salish came to the bay to camp and have pow-wows on the spit. The skeleton of a building used by the Native Americans remained on the spit for many years, even after a dock was built there in 1912. Fletcher Bay was named after William C. Fletcher who entered a land claim there on July 17 1869. He was a contract logger for the mills at Port Madison and Port Blakely.

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Fletcher Bay