Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The Visit of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet”
In Commemoration of The Visit of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” to Seattle in May of 1908. From here The Fleet Continued on Their Famous Round the World Cruise.
Dedicated May 20, 2008 by Mayor Greg Nickels
Erected 2008 by The Propeller Club of Seattle. The Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and The Navy League of the United States – Seattle Council.
Location. 47° 36.423′ N, 122° 20.502′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Alaskan Way, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Ton of Gold" (a few steps from this marker); ‘Miike Maru’ (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterfront History (within shouting distance of this marker); "This Market Is Yours" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Avenue (about 700 feet away); Welcome to The Public Market (approx. ¼ mile away); “Great White Fleet” (approx. ¼ mile away); Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
Also see . . . The Navy Department Library - The Cruise of the Great White Fleet. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.