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Category Archives: Georgetown History

  1. Annexation to Seattle – Marking the Date with Wheelbarrows

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    March 22, 2010 by foghi

    Georgetown Councilman Conner would give anti-annexation Councilman Hale a ride in a wheelbarrow from City Hall to Junction (Dawson) Street …
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  2. A Sore on the Body Politic

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    December 3, 2009 by foghi

    While my friend was looking up information about the Odd fellows Comet Lodge (she is still on the hunt), I …
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  3. Georgetown Radio: A film and soundtrack from the early 90s

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    August 19, 2008 by foghi

    Georgetown Radio: A film and soundtrack from the early 90s Blogging Georgetown linked to another great blog Washblog who has …
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  4. Historic property threatend by development?

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    July 28, 2008 by foghi

    I do not have all the information on this – but perhaps someone can look into this one. The Double …
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  5. This week in history

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    May 29, 2008 by foghi

    Seattle’s first aviation disaster occurred on May 29, 1912, at the Meadows Race Track when an airplane crashed into the …
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  6. Memorial Day

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    May 29, 2008 by foghi

    Traditionally, Memorial Day is a day to remember veterans. This year, I spent Memorial Day remembering things which are lost …
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  7. Saloon keeper’s assault may result fatally

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    May 21, 2008 by foghi

    SEATTLE, May 19, 1909 John Mueller, mayor of Georgetown, who was assaulted Monday morning by E.A. Hutchings, proprietor of the …
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  8. Faust-Dahlstrom residence

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    May 13, 2008 by foghi

    The house at 6247 Flora has been on the lips of many around the neighborhood lately – it is up …
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  9. Mayor Mueller

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    May 8, 2008 by foghi

    John Anton Mueller, a German immigrant, was a brewer by trade and spent his early years in the business, becoming …
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  10. Where do you get your groceries?

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    March 20, 2008 by foghi

    I usually drive to Burien as it is a straight shot up the hill on Hwy509 to several of my …
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You have stumbled across the blog for Friends of Georgetown History, a group based out of Seattle, WA dedicated to the preservation of the Georgetown neighborhood. Through research and storytelling, the Friends of Georgetown history have quite a few historical facts to share about the eclectic hood of Georgetown, home to the original Rainier Brewery. Enjoy, share and comment - this is how the stories get told!

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Quick Facts

Georgetown was incorporated as a city in Washington State on January 8, 1904. It was annexed to the city of Seattle on March 29, 1910.

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