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

Site of University of Washington

 
 
Site of University of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret)
1. Site of University of Washington Marker
On this site
The University of Washington
was established in 1861
through the leadership of
Daniel Bagley and Arthur Denny
and the generosity of
Charles and Mary Terry and Edward Lander
in donating the land for
the original ten acre campus
Inscription.
On this site
the University of Washington
was established in 1861
through the leadership of
Daniel Bagley and Arthur Denny
and the generosity of
Charles and Mary Terry and Edward Lander
who joined Arthur and Mary Denny
in donating the land for
the original ten acre campus.

 
Location. 47° 36.5′ N, 122° 20.054′ 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. Marker is at the front of the property of 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 (a few steps from this marker); Original Site of the University of Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brooklyn Building (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everett G. DuPen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonial Hotel (approx. mile away); Grand Pacific Hotel (approx. mile away); First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone (approx. mile away); The Holyoke Building (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Categories. Education
 
Site of University of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret)
2. Site of University of Washington Marker
Marker is visible at the base of the pole on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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