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

The Visit of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet”

Centennial Celebration

 
 
Centennial Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
1. Centennial Celebration Marker
Inscription.
In Commemoration of The Visit of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” to Seattle in May of 1908. From here The Fleet Continued on Their Famous Round the World Cruise.

Dedicated May 20, 2008 by Mayor Greg Nickels
 
Erected 2008 by The Propeller Club of Seattle. The Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and The Navy League of the United States – Seattle Council.
 
Location. 47° 36.423′ N, 122° 20.502′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Alaskan Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Ton of Gold" (a few steps from this marker); ‘Miike Maru’ (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterfront History (within shouting distance of this marker); "This Market Is Yours" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Avenue (about 700 feet away); The Brooklyn Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to The Public Market (approx. ¼ mile away); Everett G. DuPen (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
Centennial Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
2. Centennial Celebration Marker
The marker is on the left in this photograph.
 The Navy Department Library - The Cruise of the Great White Fleet. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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