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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Walking History tour – July 13th, 2008

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    July 9, 2008 by foghi

    Details, details, details. Meet us at City Hall – 13th and Bailey – at either 11am or 2pm for a …
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  4. Social business

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    June 27, 2008 by foghi

    Dear readers, I must apologize for the lack of any historical updates over the past two weeks. I am sure …
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  5. R.I.P. Ruby Chow

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    June 5, 2008 by foghi

    Ruby Chow: 1920-2008 Most Georgetown residents are only familiar with the name, Ruby Chow, as a park at the northend …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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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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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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