Salvation Army's Seattle Beginnings - Seattle, WA
Posted by: Metro2
N 47° 36.059 W 122° 20.010
10T E 550099 N 5272167
Quick Description: This marker cites the location of The Salvation Army's Seattle Beginnings in 1887.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2011 6:32:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMC261
A plaque in Seattle's Occidental Park is embedded in the pavement near the Tsonqua totem...and reads:
"ON THIS SITE
THE SALVATION ARMY
COMMENCED WORK IN SEATTLE
JUNE 5, 1887"
Unfortunately there is no information at the site indicating who placed the plaque.
Seattle, WA USA
Salvation Army Territory: Western
Phone number: Not listed
Website: Not listed
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