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Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City

Seattle author David B. Williams is well-known for his geology walks and talks.  In recent years he has been doing research into Seattle history and how the city has interacted with and altered its natural environment, and he wrote the … Continue reading

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The Landscape in Our Pacific Northwest History

The history of the exploration of our Pacific Northwest region is built upon its landscape, including rivers, mountains, natural resources and the use patterns of traditional cultures.  Two recently-released books tell stories of local history, fur traders, explorers, geology and … Continue reading

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The Seattle Archipelago, A.D. 7014

Originally posted on In the Brake:
Pretty sure that when this scenario comes to pass I’ll claw my way to the chieftaincy of the post-civilizational Queen Anne tribe, or at least some sort of low-middle sub-counselor position… This map is…

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Names in the Neighborhood: Inverness

The Inverness neighborhood is located in northeast Seattle between NE 85th to 90th Streets, 45th Ave NE to Sand Point Way NE. Inverness is on a very steep hillside which had no houses or any kind of development until 1954. … Continue reading

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Wedgwood Rock

It is a startling experience to come upon Wedgwood Rock for the first time.  More than 19 feet high, the Rock looms up out of a parking strip on 28th Ave NE at the intersection of NE 72nd Street. How … Continue reading

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