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Site of Yesler's Pavillion

 
 
Site of Yeslers Pavillion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
1. Site of Yeslers Pavillion Marker
Inscription. This was the site of Seattle’s first civic and entertainment center. Built by Henry Yesler in 1865, in a corner of his private orchard, the Pavilion hosted town meetings, musicals, and theatrical performances. Remodeled into offices in 1887, it was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1889. The present building was erected in 1907 by James Lowman, Henry Yesler’s nephew.
 
Erected 1989 by Historic Seattle Museum of History and Industry, Pioneer Square Businesses, and King County.
 
Location. 47° 36.16′ N, 122° 20.028′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Cherry Street east of 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Cherry Street, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First School in Seattle (within shouting distance of this marker); Carson D. Boren (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pioneer Square Pergola (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mutual Life Building
Site of Yeslers Pavillion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
2. Site of Yeslers Pavillion Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance to the Lowman Building.
(about 300 feet away); Merchant’s Cafe (about 400 feet away); Interurban Building (about 500 feet away); The St. Charles Apartments (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historylink.org - Henry Yesler. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Find a Grave: Henry L. Yesler. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 19 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.
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