Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The First Commercial Monorail in the United States
of service and honor
to the Seattle World’s Fair
April 21 – October 21 1962
and the City of Seattle
Placed in tribute this 19th day
of October 1962 at the site of
the Northern Termius of the first commercial Monorail in America
Erected 1962 by Alweg Rapid Transit Systems • The American Public Works Association • Seattle Worlds Fair • The City of Seattle • Kiwanis International • Uptown Seattle Club.
Location. 47° 37.268′ N, 122° 21′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on 4th Avenue North. Touch for map. This marker is located at the monorail station at Seattle Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 299 4th Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Seattle (approx. ¼ mile away); Fire Bell No. 4 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Speakeasy Café (approx. half a mile away); Why Are the Piers Angled? (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bell Street Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crystal Pool Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 (approx. 0.7 miles away); You're Now a Part of History (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.