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Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66

Historical Point of Interest

 
 
Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
1. Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 Marker
Inscription. The site of the Indian camping place called Muck-Muck-Wum. In 1911 the headquarters of Washington’s first public port was established here by commissioners H.M. Chittenden, C.E. Remsberg and Robert Bridges. This tablet dedicated May 19, during National Maritime Week 1986 to the honor of the 75th anniversary of the Port of Seattle.
 
Erected 1986 by Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society and The Propeller Club • Waterfront Awareness.
 
Location. 47° 36.671′ N, 122° 20.909′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Akaskan Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2333 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Why Are the Piers Angled? (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Great White Fleet” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to The Public Market (approx. ¼ mile away); Speakeasy Café (approx. ¼ mile away); Crystal Pool (approx. ¼ mile away); Fire Bell No. 4 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waterfront History (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
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Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
2. Bell Street Terminal, Pier 66 Marker
 
 
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 439 times since then and 23 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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