Skip Navigation

Scout Archives

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History -- Maps

The Waterlines Project

People who've visited Seattle can attest to its dramatic shorelines, and particularly the area that stretches north from the mouth of the Duwamish River all the way along Elliott Bay. Like many other cities, Seattle has manipulated and modified its shoreline, and this interactive website from The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington allows visitors to see how...
Seattle Parks & Recreation Sherwood History Files

The Seattle Parks & Recreation Sherwood History Files are the work of one Donald N. Sherwood, who worked as an engineer for the department for 22 years. In the course of his work, he began compiling sketch maps of the parks, and annotating them with historical tidbits and other pieces of information. Also, he began writing individual histories for each facility when the information didn't quite...