Seattle stores remain open 16 hours a day by 1874.
In the early 1870s, Seattle retail businesses are open from 5 or 6 a.m. until 9 or 10 p.m., 365 days a year including Christmas and Thanksgiving.
- By HistoryLink Staff
- Posted 11/04/1998
- HistoryLink.org Essay 189
J[ames] Willis Sayre, This City of Ours (Seattle: J. W. Sayre, 1936), 93.
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