Maktabadda Dadwaynaha ee Seattle, Laanta xaafada Beacon Hill, waxay ku taalaa xaafada Beacon Hill addreyska 2821 Beacon Avenue S. Dhismaha waxa maalgaliyay afdidii 1998dii ee loo yaqaanay “Libraries for All'ama dhamaan dadweynuhu ha hellaan maktabado. Laanta waxa looga furay 1945kiimeel adareyskeedu yahay 2708 Beacon Avenue S. qaab tijaabo ah, xubnaha kooxaha bulshaduna waxay biiriyeen wakhti iyo lacag si ay u suurogaliyaan laanta. Beacon Hill wuxuu noqday laan taabbo-gashay 1947kii, 1962-na wuxuu u guuray tukaan tafaariiqeed oo la beddelay oo ku yaala 2519 15th Avenue S. Lix sano kadib dab dhismaha ku xiga qabsaday ayaa ugu dhawaan baabiiyey laanta, laakiin roob culus ayaa badbaadiyey. Waxaanu ku yaalay meeshaa wadada saaran in kabadan 40 sano. Dhismaha imika, uu nashqadeeyey Nashaqadeeyayaasha Carlson, waxa la furay Julaay 10, 2004. Wuxuu saddex jeer ka wayn yahay kii hore waxaana kamidda kooxa kutaba oo gaarra, oo ku qoran afShiine, Fiitnaam, Isbaanish, iyo Taagaloog, oo muujinaya qaar kamida kala duwanaanshaha dhaqameed ee xaafadda Beacon Hill taasoo uu u adeego.
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Note: This essay was updated and revised on March 15, 2009, and revised slightly on November 5, 2011.