Tag Archives: Neighborhood History
In the early 1900s nationalist fervor built up in Europe until the tensions exploded into the First World War from 1914 to 1918. When Germany declared war on Russia, it set off power struggles within that country which ended Russia’s … Continue reading
It was January 20, 1993, the day of the inauguration of incoming president Bill Clinton, and I was watching the ceremony and events of the day on TV. I lived in an apartment on the NE 77th Street side of … Continue reading
In the early 1900s the land area around the Northeast Branch Library at 6801 35th Ave NE was owned by Marvin & Isabella Jones, who wanted to share their wealth by giving portions of their land for use of charities … Continue reading
The Wedgwood neighborhood is only a mile-and-a-half from the (former) Sand Point Naval Air Station at 7400 Sand Point Way NE. Because of its proximity to the naval base and because there was still so much available land in Wedgwood … Continue reading
When World War Two ended in 1945 some American cities experienced an economic slump as wartime production ceased. Seattle continued to prosper in the post-war period because of its industries, including production of airplanes. After World War Two, Boeing Aircraft … Continue reading
In December 2018 the Wedgwood neighborhood of northeast Seattle is bright with lights, holiday decorations, charitable giving and local shopping options. Wedgwood’s walkable business district features great gift ideas and opportunities to share holiday cheer through charitable donations.
After Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered an increase in military preparedness in the USA. This directly affected the Seattle area due to its nearby military bases and production of war-related materials like … Continue reading