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CHIEF SEATTLE (c. 1786 – June 7, 1866) He was a Suquamish and Duwamish chief. A leading figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with David Swinson Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the state of Washington, was named after him.
Eddie Bauer (October 19, 1899 – April 18, 1986), was an American outdoorsman, and businessman. He was born in a cabin at the end of the wagon road leading up to Mt. Constitution, Orcas Island, Washington. He founded the Eddie Bauer company to sell tennis-related items in Seattle, Washington in 1920.
Interior of Fauntleroy Community Church, Seattle. My father. Rev Russell Jarboe, preached in this church many years ago, and of course our family attended with him. This was one of the most beautiful, peaceful, and spiritual sanctuaries I was every privileged to worship in.
DURING THE TIME THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN IN 1963, OUR FAMILY LOVED LIVING IN SEATTLE. WE LOOKED FORWARD TO GOING DOWNTOWN, GETTING DRESSED UP TO GO SHOPPING, ENJOYING THE PEOPLE, STORES AND SIGHTS. LIFE COULDN'T GET ANY BETTER FOR ME AS WELL AS A LOT OF PEOPLE BORN IN SEATTLE DURING THIS ERA. ( LOOK AT WHAT WE HAVE NOW ), WHAT A FN JOKE.
Queen Elizabeth.visited Seattle on March 7, 1983, along with Prince Philip, stopped in rainy Seattle on their way from California to Victoria, BC. They visited several sites. including the University of Washington campus where the queen spoke to a crowd at the Hec Edmundson Pavillion. “I am delighted that at last I have been given the opportunity to visit the other Washington, and particularly the city of Seattle,” she said. “We have had a wonderful and enjoyable journey.” 📷: MOHAI, Seattle Pos
Forty-two years ago Mount St. Helen's erupted, killed 57, destroyed millions of acres of forest, dumped tons of ash, yet someone thought you can make something beautiful from such a destruction. Remember, even though it might not seem possible initially, look for the good, the silver lining.