Tag Archives: 1880s in Seattle

The Mary J. Chandler plat in Wedgwood

Mary J. Chandler’s Addition to Seattle is the name of a plat in Wedgwood.    The plat was filed in 1890 for land from 25th to 45th Avenues NE, NE 80th to 85th Streets.  To file a plat means to have … Continue reading

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Wedgwood Rock: Fourth of July Picnic in 1881

Wedgwood Rock probably first came to the attention of white settlers in the 1870s.   A land survey of north Seattle was done in 1855, but there was no notation of the existence of the Rock. The surveyors of 1855 described the terrain in … Continue reading

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