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The Wedgwood That Never Was: Charles H. Baker’s Land Investment

Charles H. Baker is a little-known early Seattleite though his legacy affects every person living in Seattle today.  Baker conceived of and built the electrical generating plant at Snoqualmie Falls which began producing electricity on July 31, 1899, and which … Continue reading

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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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