Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Historical Point of Interest
J. M. Colman in 1909. This dock was center
of ferry boat activity on Puget Sound.
Seattle Ferry Terminal dedicated May 18, 1966,
National Maritime Day - 1966
Erected 1966 by Yukon Club & Propeller Club - Port of Seattle.
Location. 47° 36.165′ N, 122° 20.265′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Alaskan Way (Washington Route 519), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seattle’s First Pier (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indians Attack Seattle! Jan. 26, 1856 (about 600 feet away); Start of Seattle Fire Site (about 700 feet away); Steamer Idaho Wreckage (about 800 feet away); First Post Office in Seattle (about 800 feet away); First School in Seattle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexis Hotel / Globe Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ballast Island (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
Regarding Colman Dock. HistoryLink.org provides additional history: Colman built the original
Also see . . . History of James Murray Colman. (Submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.