San Juan Island Pig War
"It would be a shocking event if...two nations should be precipitated into a war respecting the possession of a small island..."
New Pig War Page
San Juan Island is also known as the Pig War Island. Conflicts between British and Americans came to a head in the so-called Pig War of 1859, resulting in a join military occupation that lasted 12 years.
The Pig War: How a pig almost changed
One of the America's most unusual wars involved only one casualty -- a pig
The story of a trip to San Juan Island, and a group of people who try to further educate themselves about what really happened during the pig war.
Pig War Events:
Pig War Barbeque
Come visit the San Juan Historical Museum's Annual Pig War Picnic at their grounds at 405 Price Street directly after the 4th of July parade!
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