New Seattle History Guide

 Shove over, Sherlock. Seattle history detectives have a powerful new tool to help them deduce the details of Seattle’s past. You should have been so lucky!

Due to the efforts of nearby historians, Lorraine McConahy and Helen Divjak, the legendary voice of Paul Dorpat and friends and Greg Lange at the Puget Sound Regional Archives  among others, we’ve had powerful allies for delving into Seattle history. Now, Seattle history detectives are armed with a new arsenal, a comprehensive compilation of Seattle history resources created by our own Special Collections Department.  The new Seattle Building History Guide annotates a wealth of Seattle history research tools and places them in a broader context than ever before. We’ll be rolling it out on May 19th at the Third Place Books History Cafe. Afterwards, the guide will be available from our website.

If you’re the sort of person who, while riding Space Needle elevator or contemplating your idea for the site of the proposed Chihuly museum, wonders more about the land Continue reading “New Seattle History Guide”