Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The First Commercial Monorail in the United States
of service and honor
to the Seattle World’s Fair
April 21 – October 21 1962
and the City of Seattle
Placed in tribute this 19th day
of October 1962 at the site of
the Northern Termius of the first commercial Monorail in America
Erected 1962 by Alweg Rapid Transit Systems • The American Public Works Association • Seattle Worlds Fair • The City of Seattle • Kiwanis International • Uptown Seattle Club.
Location. 47° 37.268′ N, 122° 21′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on 4th Avenue North. Click for map. This marker is located at the monorail station at Seattle Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 299 4th Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Seattle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bell Street Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Harte McGraw (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to The Public Market (approx. 0.8 miles “Great White Fleet” (approx. 0.8 miles away); "This Market Is Yours" (approx. one mile away); Waterfront History (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
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