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Seattle Neighborhoods: Lakewood -- Thumbnail History

The Lakewood neighborhood along southeast Seattle's Lake Washington shoreline is located east of Genesee Park and northwest of Seward Park (it is often considered part of the Seward Park neighborhood)...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Madison Park -- Thumbnail History

The Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle is situated on the western shore of Lake Washington. It was originally inhabited by Duwamish peoples who called it "Where One Chops." The Duwamish shared the f...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Montlake -- Thumbnail History

Seattle's Montlake is a quiet urban neighborhood located south of the Montlake Cut/Lake Washington Ship Canal and composed mainly of single-family homes with a small commercial district. Its shoreline...

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Seattle Yacht Club

The Seattle Yacht Club, at 1807 E Hamlin Street on Portage Bay in the Montlake neighborhood, has been a Seattle institution for well more than a century. First founded, briefly, in 1879, its existence...

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South Lake Union: The Evolution of a Dream

This essay surveys the development of Seattle's South Lake Union and Cascade communities from 1854 to 2003, with emphasis on visions for its future including Virgil Bogue's 1911 Plan of Seattle, the 1...

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The Schillestad Family: Sketches of Salmon Bay Life

Alfred Schillestad, son of Seattle pioneer Ole Schillestad, left a unique visual record of early life along the shores of Salmon Bay in the sketchbooks he created as young man. Two of Alfred Schillest...

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Turning Point 11: Borne on the 4th of July: The Saga of the Lake Washington Ship Canal

The 11th essay in HistoryLink's Turning Points series for The Seattle Times reviews the numerous local historical events that occurred on the Fourth of July, including Henry Yesler's fraudulent lotter...

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Turning Point 14: Progressivism's High Tide: Creation of the Port of Seattle in 1911

The 14th essay in our Turning Points series for The Seattle Times, written by Walt Crowley, details the creation of the Port of Seattle on September 5, 1911. The election of the first three Port Commi...

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Union Bay Natural Area (Seattle)

The Union Bay Natural Area, located along the north shore of Lake Washington adjacent to the University of Washington's East Campus, occupies what was for many years Seattle's largest garbage dump and...

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Washington Park (Seattle)

Washington Park, home to the Washington Park Arboretum, is located between Seattle's Madison Park and Montlake neighborhoods with its north end fronting Union Bay and State Route 520. In addition to t...

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