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Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Original Site of the University of Washington

A.D. 1861 - A.D. 1895

 
 
Original Site of the University of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 31, 2018
1. Original Site of the University of Washington Marker
Inscription.
This is the original site
of the
University of Washington
A.D. 1861 - A.D. 1895
Placed by
The Daughters of the Pioneers

 
Location. 47° 36.492′ N, 122° 20.037′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on University Street west of 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is mounted at the entrance to the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 417 University Street, Seattle WA 98101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victory Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of University of Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brooklyn Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Everett G. DuPen (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Seattle World War Memorial (approx. mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Seattle World War II Memorial (approx. mile away); The First Presbyterian Church of Seattle, Washington (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Categories. Education
 
Original Site of the University of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 31, 2018
2. Original Site of the University of Washington Marker
Wide View of the Markers image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 31, 2018
3. Wide View of the Markers
Three markers mounted on the wall near the entrance. This Marker is the middle one.
Top Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 31, 2018
4. Top Marker
In Memory of
Albert Sperry Kerry
Past President
Community Hotel Corporation
Patriotic Unselfish
As Outstanding Citizens
Lower Marker - image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 31, 2018
5. Lower Marker -
National Register of Historical Places Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California.   4, 5. submitted on June 2, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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