Site of Yesler's Pavilion - Seattle, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 47° 36.201 W 122° 20.077
10T E 550013 N 5272430
Quick Description: This marker is on the Lowman Building...an apartment complex located at 107 Cherry Street Seattle, WA 98104.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2011 12:03:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMC2CP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
Views: 4

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

"SITE OF YESLER'S PAVILION

THIS WAS THE SITE OF SEATTLE'S FIRST
CIVIC AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
BUILT BY HENRY YESLER IN 1865, IN A
CORNER OF HIS PRIVATE ORCHARD,THE
PAVILION HOSTED TOWN MEETINGS,
MUSICALS, AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES.
REMODELED INTO OFFICES IN 1887, IT
WAS DESTROYED BY THE GREAT FRIE OF 1889.
THE PRESENT BUILDING WAS ERECTED IN
1907 BY JAMES LOWMAN, HENRY YESLER'S
NEPHEW.

1989 WASHINGTON STATE CENTENNIAL
BY HISTORIC SEATTLE, MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND INDUSTRY
PIONEER SQUARE BUSINESSES, AND KING COUNTY"

Yesler was one of the most important buisnessmen in the early days of Seattle and also served in several public offices including Mayor.
Marker Name: SITE OF YESLER'S PAVILION

Marker Type: City

Town name: Seattle

Date marker was placed: 1989

Placer: HISTORIC SEATTLE, MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND INDUSTRY, PIONEER SQUARE BUSINESSES, AND KING COUNTY

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