“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)

Broadway High School

Broadway High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rob Ketcherside, April 7, 2017
1. Broadway High School Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood Seattle's first High School. Opened in 1902 as Seattle High School, in 1904 it was named Broadway High School until its closing in 1946. Broadway set high standards for education and racial harmony. This plaque is presented by Broadway Alumni, marking the 50th anniversary of their school's closing, in gratitude for their old school and its contribution to Seattle Central Community College which carries on a great tradition.
Erected 1996 by Broadway High School Alumni Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
Location. 47° 36.947′ N, 122° 19.278′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Pine Street on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1625 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chrysler Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pantages House (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Ward House (approx. ¼ mile away); Japanese American Remembrance Garden
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Seattle World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Seattle World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 50th Anniversary of First Presbyterian Church of Seattle (approx. 0.7 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church of Seattle, Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
More about this marker. The marker faces east on a short wall in the courtyard in front of Broadway Performance Hall. It is on the south side of the east end of a short bridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2017, by Rob Ketcherside of Seattle, Washington. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 23, 2017, by Rob Ketcherside of Seattle, Washington. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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