Category Archives: Dahl Playfield

House-Moving from Dahl Field in Wedgwood

In the 1940s and 1950s the Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle began to take on its identity. The Wedgwood name gradually came into popular use when local businesses began using it, and it was solidified by the choosing of the … Continue reading

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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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