The Washington hotel - A tradition in Seattle

The Washington hotel - A tradition in Seattle
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Stock #: 806817
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Seattle
State: Washington (WA)
County: King
Postmark: 1936 Dec-1
PM City: Seattle
PM State: WA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Proudly set on a hill facing West to Puget Sound, this noble Hostelry is so linked with early Seattle history that its place in the hearts and memories of Seattle is secure for all time. "A most palatial and elegant Hotel with the grandest scenery iin the West." Here Presidents, Dignatories and great ones from every corner of the Globe were honored guests. In those stirring early days of Gold Rushes, Pioneers and Empire Builders. And when the Seattle Spirit of progress decreed that this proud hill must be washed away the present New Washington was erected at practically the same location. As befits itsheritage the New Washington of today is still a popular center of the social, cultural and business growth of this great sea-born city. And loyal Alaskans, sons and daughters of the old "Sourdoughs" look upon the New Washington with the same feelings as did their forebears upon the old. Here sill lives on the Spirit of true Western Hospitality renowned in song and story, here still the traveller finds that traditional friendliness which the successors of the earlier hosts love to perpetuate.

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A TRADITION IN SEATTLE Proudly set on a hill facing West to Puget Sound, this noble Hostelry is so linked with early Seattle history that its place in the hearts and memories of Seattle is secure for all time. Pioneers drove in their carriages up a steep 200 foot hill to what an early historian described as A most palatial and elegant Hotel with the gra nd - est scenery in the West." ored guests, in those stirring early days of Gold Rushes, Pioneers and Empire Builders. And when the Seattle Spirit of prog ress decreed that this proud hill must be washed away the present New Washington was erected at practically the same location. As befits its heritage the New Washington of today is still a popular center of the social, cultu ral and business growth of this great sea-born city. And loyal Alaskans, sons and daughters of the old "Sourd oughs'' look upon the New Washington with the same feelings as did their forebears upon the old. Here still lives on the Spirit of true Western Hospitality renowned in song and story, here still the traveller finds that traditional friendliness which the successors of the earlier hosts love to perpetuate. Here Presidents, Dignatories and great ones from every corner of the Globe were hon- The Im New Washington Today ИI THE OLD WASH INGTON in "The Nineties" 深688发K发 tiN LIIC IE ntnmi tis EE E SEE

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