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Schwabacher’s Store

 
 
Schwabacher’s Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
1. Schwabacher’s Store Marker
Inscription. This 1890 building once housed Schwabacher’s Store, a leading mercantile outfitter for prospectors passing through Seattle en route to the Klondike Gold Rush. The firm was managed by Bailey Gatzert, who married into the Schwabacher family, becoming a prominent civic and business leader. He later became mayor of Seattle.
 
Erected 1989 by Historic Seattle Museum of History and Industry, Pioneer Square Businesses, and King County.
 
Location. 47° 36.082′ N, 122° 20.069′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on South 1st Avenue south of Yesler Way, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 South 1st Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maynard Building (a few steps from this marker); Merchant’s Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); Mutual Life Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pioneer Square Pergola (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Central Hotel
Schwabacher’s Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
2. Schwabacher’s Store Marker
The marker is below and to the right of the hanging flower basket in the center of the picture.
(about 400 feet away); Interurban Building (about 500 feet away); Pioneer Square Historic District (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Schwabacher Brothers - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Historylink.org - Schwabacher's erects Seattle's first brick building on October 24, 1872. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Another Schwabacher Store in the Pioneer Square District image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
3. Another Schwabacher Store in the Pioneer Square District
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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