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The Kittredge Family: a Bridge to Northeast Seattle

We may define “pioneers” as young people, perhaps single men or young couples, who journey out to unexplored lands to start new lives.  The story of Seattle’s growth includes plenty of pioneer stories but not just in Seattle’s first century … Continue reading

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Becoming Wedgwood

The Wedgwood neighborhood in Seattle was created by a bold and optimistic developer, Albert Balch.  On July 31, 1941 Balch filed a plat for forty acres of land from 30th to 35th Avenues NE, NE 80th to 85th Streets, which … Continue reading

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