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Housing through the years: From the Denny Party to the Great Depression in King and Snohomish Counties: A Slideshow

The history of non-Native housing in what would become King and Snohomish counties started with log cabins and tents and has perhaps reached its apotheosis in the mega-mansions of the region's tech bi...

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Kingdome: A Slideshow History of its Site, Design, and Construction

This is a slideshow photo essay on the history of Seattle's Kingdome, its site, design, and construction. The Kingdome (formally, the King County Multipurpose Domed Stadium) opened in March 1976 and ...

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MacDonald, Betty, and Mary Bard: A Slideshow Tour of their King County Homes

The sisters Betty MacDonald (1907-1958) and Mary Bard Jensen (1904-1970), both writers, grew up in Seattle. Betty MacDonald authored the international bestseller, The Egg and I, among others, and Mar...

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Occidental Hotel: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of Pioneer Square's Historic Hotel -- A Slideshow Photo Essay

This is a history of the Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Occidental Hotel, located in Seattle's Pioneer Square, from 1881 to the present. Written and Curated by Paul Dorpat, with Steven Leith. Prese...

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Peterson, Bob: I've Lived Here All My Life -- A Slideshow of Life on the Eastside, King County

Since 1920 when he was born, Robert (Bob) Peterson has lived near King County's Lake Boren. This once bucolic setting, now within Newcastle's incorporated city limits, is surrounded by new development...

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Play Ball! A Slideshow of the History of Early Baseball in Washington

This is a HistoryLink Baseball Memories slideshow by Seattle Baseball historian David Eskenazi, recounting early baseball in Washington. Written and curated by David Eskenazi. All images copyright 200...

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Port of Tacoma -- A Slideshow

The Port of Tacoma is a publicly owned and managed port district established by Pierce County voters in 1918. Today it is a leading container port, serving as a "Pacific Gateway" for trade between Asi...

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Puyallup Avenue Bridge Slideshow

The Puyallup Avenue Bridge in Pierce County crosses the Puyallup River and links Tacoma to the small city of Fife to its east. It was opened in 1927 as one of the last Washington segments of the famed...

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Rose Red -- A Slideshow of the Film's Seattle Locations

This is a slideshow of the Seattle locations of Stephen King's made-for-TV serial film Rose Red, which debuted on ABC-TV on January 27, 28, and 31, 2002. The tour was written by Paul Dorpat, and ed...

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Sand Point: From Mud Lake to Magnuson Park -- a Slideshow Photo Essay

This is a slideshow photo essay on the history of Sand Point, located on Lake Washington in Northeast Seattle, from settlement in 1855 to the rededication of an expanded Magnuson Park in 2004. Writt...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 1: From Settlement to Cinders, 1841-1899

This is Part 1 of a three-part slideshow photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 1 takes the story from the early dates ...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 2: From the Great Fire to the Great Depression, 1889-1930s

This is Part 2 of a three-part slideshow Show photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 2 takes the story from the Great S...

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