Fred Hutchinson, a star pitcher for Franklin High School and the Seattle Rainiers before finding success as a pitcher and manager in the major leagues,...
Washington state’s first world’s fair opened 110 years ago at the University of Washington.
Booming pillars of pride signaled commercial success — and population statistics confirm it.
A small pioneer town reintroduced itself as an ambitious young city just in time for the 1897 Gold Rush.
With too much wood and not enough water, the city was a firetrap on June 6, 1889 — 29 city blocks, nearly a square mile,...
The 94-year-old Rainier Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a faithful reproduction of George and Martha Washington’s famed residence.
By 1900, fueled by the Gold Rush, the Seattle Transfer Company employed 79 men and 85 horses.
In 1916, the Smith and Sears Roebuck towers took a back seat to Seattle’s rapidly evolving industrial backbone (and one lonely vessel) on the splayed...
Postcard photographer J. Boyd Ellis captured buildings in 1942 along a downtown block that has hardly changed since.
Jack McGrath marketed his eatery to parents of teens, and to cross-state motorists.