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Completing the Trail at the Yesler Swamp

The name of Henry Yesler is associated with Seattle’s earliest years. ¬†Yesler set up a sawmill in 1853 at the site of today’s Pioneer Square and the mill became the economic engine which gave the small community a reason to … Continue reading

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Sunday, Swamp, Soup, Cider

On Sunday, November 22nd at 2 PM everyone is invited to come on a guided walk through northeast Seattle’s wonderful urban amenity, the Yesler Swamp Trail. ¬†The tour will be led by Professor Kern Ewing of the University of Washington’s … Continue reading

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Yesler Swamp Trail

Originally posted on Franz Amador's Photoblog:
Back to the Yesler Swamp (part of the University of Washington’s Union Bay Natural Area, on the shore of Lake Washington). As I’ve mentioned before, this area is flooded in a foot or…

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