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

Site of the Smaller Fort

 
 
Site of the Smaller Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
1. Site of the Smaller Fort Marker
Inscription. Site of the smaller fort to protect the whites in the Indian War of 1855. A Stockade stretched from here to the main blockhouse at the foot of Cherry Street.
 
Erected 1905 by Washington University State Historical Society.
 
Location. 47° 35.994′ N, 122° 19.964′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Occidental Avenue South on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South Main Street, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Information Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Square Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); UPS - Celebrating 100 years of Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of United Parcel Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Earl Layman Street Clock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Central Hotel (about 400 feet away); Smith and Squire Buildings (about 400 feet away); The Goldsmith Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .  The Indian Wars in the Puget Sound Region in 1855-56
Site of the Smaller Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
2. Site of the Smaller Fort Marker
. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Site of the Smaller Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
3. Site of the Smaller Fort Marker
The marker is on the corner of the building under the hanging flower basket.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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