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The Fremont Neighborhood in Seattle: Why the Name?

Each neighborhood of Seattle proudly waves the banner of its unique name, and yet many were named in a similar way:  by real estate investors.   Fremont in Seattle was also named by real estate investors.  What made the Seattle … Continue reading

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Names in the Neighborhood: from Decatur to Thornton Creek

Author’s note: This article is about the name of a school in the Wedgwood neighborhood.  If you are looking for the creek named after John Thornton, go here.   For an outline of the history of the Thornton Creek watershed and … Continue reading

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