Totem Pole Pioneer Square

Totem Pole Pioneer Square Seattle Washington

Stock #: 43318
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Seattle
State: Washington (WA)
County: King
Publisher: Lowman & Hanford Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
This unique pole was carved from a single cedar tree by a tribe of Indians inhabiting togas Island. Southeastern Alaska. It is sixty feet high and eight feet in circumference and was intended as a monument to a distinguished family. The pole stood for nearly a century on togas island. It was discovered by a party of Seattle business men in August 1899 and removed by them to Seattle and presented to the city

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