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By Southwest Seattle Historical Society,Log House Museum

ISBN-10: 073858133X

ISBN-13: 9780738581330

the assumption of a giant urban named long island Alki begun in 1851 with the arriving of the Bell, Low, Denny, Boren, and Terry households on a Puget Sound shore. considering that tough starting, logging, farming, shipbuilding, fishing, metal production, trolleys, and bridges have formed the area�s humans and equipped groups. shores on Puget Sound and a river major contained in the nation have outlined the Duwamish Peninsula. In 1907, lengthy having discarded the misfit identify ny, town of West Seattle was once annexed into Seattle. Being the biggest landmass annexed to Seattle introduced merits whereas West Seattle�s local contrast and self sustaining spirit remained.

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