What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination? Ashcans and unobtainable dollars! Children screaming under the stairways! Boys sobbing in armies!
History of Seattle before Second Ave. In the mids the Coast Salish peoples of what is now called the Duwamish Tribe and Suquamishas well as other associated groups and tribes, were living in some 13 villages within the present-day city limits of Seattle.
Evidence of continuous human habitation of a village site within the current city limits of the city of Seattle dating back to the 6th century C. Other notable village sites include the birthplace of Chief Seattlewhich was located near the current footprint of the King Street Station.
George Vancouver was the first European to visit the Seattle area in May during his expedition to chart the Pacific Northwest.
However, Luther Collins, Henry Van Asselt, Boeing essay the Maple family founded a farming settlement on what is currently the Seattle neighborhood of Georgetown in September 27, The Collins party settlement was improved with permanent structures, and was soon producing produce and meat for sale and barter.
In April,Arthur A. Denny abandoned the original site at Alki in favor of a better protected site on Elliott Bay that is now part of downtown Seattle. Denny and Luther Collins were the first commissioners of King County after its creation in Around the same time, David Swinson "Doc" Maynard began settling the land immediately south of Denny's.
Seattle in its early decades relied on the timber industry, shipping logs and later, milled timber to San Francisco. Today, none of that size remain anywhere in the world.
Thereafter Seattle would dominate the lumber industry. Charlie Terry sold out Alki which, after his departure barely held on as a settlementmoved to Seattle and began acquiring land.
He either owned or partially owned Seattle's first timber ships. He eventually gave a land grant to the University of the Territory of Washington later University of Washingtonand was instrumental in the politics to establish an urban infrastructure.
The logging town developed rapidly over decades into a small city. Despite being officially founded by the Methodists of the Denny Party, Seattle quickly developed a reputation as a wide-open town, a haven for prostitutionliquorand gambling.
Some attribute this, at least in part, to Maynard who realized that something was needed to bring the loggers and sailors, who formed the majority of the surrounding population, to town.
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Real estate records show that nearly all of the city's first 60 businesses were on, or immediately adjacent to, Maynard's plat. All of this occurred against a background of sometimes rocky relations with the local Native American population, including a nominally pitched battle, the Battle of SeattleJanuary 25, Seattle was incorporated as a town January 14, That charter was voided January 18,in response to questionable activities of the town's elected leaders.
Seattle was re-incorporated December 2, At the times of incorporations, the population was approximately and 1, respectively. Prefontaine arrived in Seattle and decided to establish a parish there. At that time, Seattle had no Catholic church and few parishioners. Prefontaine counted only ten Catholics in the town and only three attended the first mass that he conducted.
Prefontaine permission to build a church there, as long as the priest could raise the funds himself and it would cost the diocese nothing.
Prefontaine raised the money by holding fairs around the Puget Sound area. The railroad barons appear to have been gambling on the advantage they could gain from being able to buy up the land around their terminus cheaply instead of bringing the railroad into a more established Pacific port town.
Seattle made several attempts to build a railroad of its own or to leverage one to come. The Great Northern Railway finally came to Seattle inwinning Seattle a place in competition for freight, though it would be before Seattle finally acquired a major rail passenger terminal. Seattle in this era was a freebooting and often relatively lawless town.
Although it boasted newspapers and telephoneslynch law often prevailed there were at least four deaths by lynching inschools barely operated, and indoor plumbing was a rare novelty. In the low mudflats where much of the city was built, sewage was almost as likely to come in on the tide as to flow away.
The streets were potholed, to the point where there was at least one fatal drowning. Dockworkers followed incigarmakers intailors inand both brewers and musicians in Even the newsboys unionized infollowed by more organizing, mostly of craft unions.
The history of labor in the American West in this period is inseparable from the issue of anti-Chinese vigilantism. Inwhites—sometimes in combination with Indians—complaining of overly cheap labor competition, drove the Chinese settlers from Seattle, Tacoma, and other Northwest cities. In an era during which the Washington Territory was one of the first parts of the U.
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