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Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Janet Elder Steele

1840-1894

 
 
Janet Elder Steele Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Loren Skaggs, June 16, 2021
1. Janet Elder Steele Marker
Inscription.  Janet Elder Steele built the first hotel in Old Town in 1869 at the corner of 30th and Carr Streets. Operating until 1883, the hotel had 24 rooms and was famous for its good food and cleanliness.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 47° 16.482′ N, 122° 27.863′ W. Marker is in Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on North 30th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 North 30th Street, Tacoma WA 98403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fannie C. Paddock (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Meeker Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Nettie Asberry (within shouting distance of this marker); Alice Maude Smith, M.D. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jennie Jones (about 700 feet away); First House in Tacoma (about 700 feet away); Emma Smith Devoe (about 700 feet away); Ester Allstrum (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tacoma.
 
Janet Elder Steele Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
2. Janet Elder Steele Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here embedded in the sidewalk in front of the Viking Apartments.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 17, 2021, by Loren Skaggs of Tacoma, Washington.   2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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May. 26, 2022