Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Boeing's Lake Union Seaplane Hangar
From this site, Boeing launched its first airplane, the B & W, in 1916. Employees manufactured the parts at the Red Barn and assembled them here in a specially built hangar.
Erected 2016 by The Seattle Parks Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 47° 38.591′ N, 122° 19.731′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker can be reached from East Roanoke Street near Fairview Avenue, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on a low concrete border in the Roanoke Street Mini Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seattle WA 98102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. L'Amourita (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Reverend George Whitworth Grave (approx. 0.8 miles away); United Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Westlake and Dexter Historic Shelter (approx. one mile away); Fremont Bridge (approx. one mile away); The Fremont Troll (approx. one mile away); Naval Training Station Seattle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lenin in Fremont (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
More about this marker. Credit for this marker goes to Craig Dupler, 31 year employee of the Boeing Company.
Also see . . . Roanoke Street Mini Park. The marker is mounted on a low concrete wall that borders this park. (Submitted on August 25, 2020, by Lee C of Orting, Washington.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2020, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2020, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. 3. submitted on September 20, 2020, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. 4, 5. submitted on August 25, 2020, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.