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Carson D. Boren

 
 
Carson D. Boren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
1. Carson D. Boren Marker
Inscription. Built here the first cabin home of white man in the City of Seattle in April 1852. It was made of split cedar puncheons.
 
Erected 1905 by Washington University State Historical Society.
 
Location. 47° 36.181′ N, 122° 19.974′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling east on 2nd Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 2nd Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The St. Charles Apartments (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Yesler's Pavillion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School in Seattle (about 400 feet away); The Pioneer Square Pergola (about 500 feet away); Smith Tower (about 500 feet away); Mutual Life Building (about 500 feet away); Interurban Building (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .  Historylink.org - Carson Dobbins Boren. Boren helped build several small log cabins at Alki. He and the other men had erected shelter and
Carson D. Boren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
2. Carson D. Boren Marker
learned from the Indians how to split cedar boards. (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 423 times since then and 17 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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