Category Archives: research resources

Finding House Histories in Wedgwood

Do you know the history of your house?   Information about your house, including its age and its setting in the Wedgwood neighborhood of northeast Seattle, can tell you about the house itself and about the people who have lived on … Continue reading

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Original Resources, Real History

Have you heard of Frederich Drumpf, a German immigrant who operated a restaurant in Seattle in the 1890s? Real historians use original documents and verify their sources, and in this essay by Seattle historian Rob Ketcherside, we see that getting … Continue reading

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Classic Maps of Washington State

Did you know that the Washington State Office of the Secretary of State has a blog page????   Well, it seems like just about everyone has a blog now!

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