Category Archives: Dahl Playfield

Wedgwood’s Immigrants: the Akahoshi Family

Census records of 1920 show that there were quite a few immigrants living in the northeast Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood that year.  Germans who built their own houses and settled in Wedgwood included John Herkenrath, Gustav Morris, and William Voss, … Continue reading

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Dahl Playfield in Wedgwood

Many aspects of Wedgwood as we know it today have been shaped by the processes of community action.   Dahl Playfield at 7700 25th Ave NE is a good example. The story of Dahl Playfield began in 1947, when eighty parents … Continue reading

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