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  Seattle Real Estate Agents, Seattle Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Seattle
Seattle is defined by hills, water and lush green landscapes.
Seattle’s downtown is surrounded by Queen Anne Hill, Magnolia Hill and Lake Union to the north, Capitol Hill, First Hill and Beacon Hill to the east, West Seattle Hill and Elliot Bay to the west.
The south end of Seattle is marked by Pioneer Square, Seahawk Stadium and Safeco Field, home of the Mariners, and docks for one of the largest container ports on the west coast.
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  Seattle - MSN Encarta
The seat of King County, Seattle is the hub of the sprawling metropolitan region of Greater Seattle and is the largest city in Washington.
In 2004 the population of the Seattle metropolitan area was 3,166,828; the population of the Puget Sound urban region centered on Seattle was 3,554,760.
Seattle is characterized by a diverse and dynamic population.
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 NWsource: Travel: Hike of the week: Seattle gem sparkles even in winter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The parks scattered along the boulevard have been likened to a string of pearls, connected by a paved path that follows the lakeshore between Seward Park and Madrona Park.
Seward Park is a part of the Olmsted brothers' legacy.
Seward Park is a regional treasure with a splendid example of urban old-growth forest.
www.nwsource.com /travel/scr/tf_story.cfm?st=43409   (911 words)

  
 Seward Park
Seattle, whose father was Suquamish and whose mother was Duwamish, is thought to have spent his youth on the Duwamish and White Rivers south of Lake Washington.
Seattle's daughter Kick-is-om-lo, later called Angeline, was said to have been born on Lake Washington near the present Atlantic City Park, which was then a marsh called Tuxwoo'kwib, or “place of loon”.
In late March and early April he bought the main part of the Seward Park peninsula from the recently widowed Catherine Ritz and her daughters, the tip of the peninsula from Mary Webster, and two six-acre lots on the isthmus of the peninsula from Cornelius Hanford.
www.sewardpark.org /sewardpark/history.html   (4689 words)

  
 Seward Park
From the south beach of Seward Park's Bailey Peninsula the panorama is dominated by Mt. Rainier and Lake Washington.
Lake Washington and the shape of the Bailey Peninsula owe their existence to a different era: the ice age that ended only 14,000 years ago and which was the dominant force in shaping the current landscape.
Seattle's long north-south hills (drumlins), such as the Bailey Peninsula and Mercer Island, were shaped by glacial scouring and subglacial stream erosion, as were the troughs underlying Lake Washington, Lake Sammamish and Puget Sound.
www.sewardpark.org /sewardpark/geology.html   (1560 words)

  
 Seward Park Seattle Native Plant Walk
Seward Park is a familiar urban park with a trail circling the park at water's edge—heavily used for biking and running.
But the upper reaches of the park are magnificent and contain some of the oldest and largest trees in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Park on the right at the top of the hill at the first parking area.
www.wnps.org /cps/walks/dec_walk1.html   (428 words)

  
 Seward Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Seward Park is somewhat infamous in Seattle for its poison oak,
Seward Park is somewhat infamous in Seattle for its poison oak, but few people consider why poison oak is not found in all of our parks.
In Seattle, a small patch of poison oak is known in Lincoln Park and a large one occupies the south slope of Pinoy Hill in Seward Park.
www.sewardpark.net /poisonoak.html   (1263 words)

  
 Travel YMT blog: William H. Seward
Seward served in the New York state assembly from 1830 to 1834, and later was elected governor in 1838, serving two terms.
Seward was the frontrunner for the 1860 Republican presidential nomination.
The Seward Peninsula and Seward, Alaska were named in his honor, as well as Seward Park in Seattle, Washington, and the Town of Seward, NY.
www.ymtvacations.com /weblog/2006/07/william_h_seward.html   (856 words)

  
 Seward Park, Seattle, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seward Park is a neighborhood in southeast Seattle, Washington just west of the park of the same name.
The park itself occupies all of Bailey Peninsula, a prominent, forested peninsula that juts into Lake Washington.
Seward Park, which was first settled by Whites in great numbers in the 1880s, is built on the largest residential hill in Seattle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seward_Park,_Seattle,_Washington   (1064 words)

  
 Seward Park: Neighborhood namesake is 'wonderland' within the city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The big amenity is, of course, Seward Park, an enchanting wonderland laced with secluded trails and rimmed by miles of low-bank waterfront.
Seward Park is also a laboratory for seismologists, fisheries and children.
Seward Park is a superior location because it has some of the hardest rock in the Seattle area, according to seismologist George Thomas.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /neighbors/sewardpark/park20.html   (691 words)

  
 Seattle Friends of Seward Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Seattle Municipal Archives has a wonderful on-line collection of historical Seattle photographs, including views of Seward Park dating back to the beginning of the last century.
Reptiles of Washington and Amphibians of Washington are similar in scope and while neither is complete as of March 2001, both contain solid information about these sometimes overlooked inhabitants of Washinton State.
Seattle Birders is a new discussion list dedicated to backyard and neighborhood birds in Seattle and the Puget Sound area.
www.sewardpark.net /links.html   (630 words)

  
 Seward, William Henry - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Seward, William Henry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Although seriously wounded in the 1865 assassination of Lincoln, Seward continued to serve as secretary of state under President Andrew Johnson to 1868, purchasing Alaska for the USA from Russia for $7.2 million 1867.
Seward was born in Florida, New York, educated at Union College, and became a lawyer 1822.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Seward,+William+Henry   (148 words)

  
 Seward Park (Seattle) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seward Park is a 300 acre (120 ha) park in Seattle, Washington that occupies all of Bailey Peninsula, a forested peninsula off south Seattle that juts into Lake Washington.
Since at least early July, 2004, the park has become a home to a growing colony of feral Peruvian conures (parrots, either the Chapman's mitred or the scarlet-fronted), who were released into the wild by their owners (or some escaped).
The park is also home to two nesting pairs of bald eagles, who can frequently be seen flying over Lake Washington and diving to the water's surface to catch fish and ducks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seward_Park_(Seattle)   (420 words)

  
 Seward Park - Seattle, WA, 98101 - Citysearch
One of Seattle's prettiest parks beckons to picnickers, cyclists and runners along the shores of Lake Washington.
Seward Park is a shining example of how a little foresight can provide a natural and beautiful in-city retreat for urbanites.
Amenities include barbecue grills, a fish hatchery, an outdoor amphitheater and a splendid 2.5-mile loop for runners, bikers and skaters that showcases Lake Washington and the city.
www.citysearch.com /profile/11346744   (110 words)

  
 Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Seward Rotary Club volunteers constructed the boardwalk spur and the pavilion on the south side of the freshwater lagoon.
Washington as a teenager, and after traveling, came to Seward in 1915, purchased a laundry and started the successful Seward Steam Laundry.
SPRD hopes to add electricity service to the park and light the large spruce tree each Christmas season for Pat and the rest of her Seward neighbors and friends.
www.cityofseward.net /sprd/parks.htm   (1535 words)

  
 Seward Park on 43 Places
I was told by a Parks person that Seward Park is the largest remaining patch of old growth forest in the Seattle area.
north of the park, there’s a sidewalk along the public lake shore for a couple miles.
‘seward park’ is also a neighborhood adjacent to the city park.
www.43places.com /places/view/198716   (427 words)

  
 Seward Park Family Dental, Seattle Dentist (Lost in Seattle)
This page is a piece of Lost in Seattle, the clickable map of Seattle.
Be the first to add keywords to Seward Park Family Dental.
This listing for Seward Park Family Dental is part of the Seattle Medical Practitioner category.
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 Seattle Real Estate - Expect Outstanding Service
Adjacent Seward Park was named for the park that juts into Lake Washington from its southwest shore.
Seward Park may be as diverse in its housing as it is racially.
By the 1990s, the neighborhood had three synagogues, all said to be within a mile of 90 percent of Seattle's Orthodox Jewish community.
www.seattlelistings.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=page&page=9800&parent=9706   (344 words)

  
 Lake Washington Seattle Waterfront Homes - Seattle Moving Team
The Seward Park neighborhood overlooks Lake Washington from the eastern slopes of Seattle just 7 miles southeast of downtown.
Seward Park homeowners enjoy excellent Seattle area commutes and good transportation options with homes, condos, and real estate located just minutes from downtown Seattle and major freeways.
Seward Park homes offer a wonderful mix of elegant mansions and modest cottages, many of which are being restored to their original condition.
www.sewardparkhomes.com   (116 words)

  
 Seattle Washington Real Estate
Seattle is located in King County, between the Cascade Mountain range and the Olympic Mountain range along the Puget Sound.
A coastal city that lies equidistant from Tokyo and London, Seattle is truly a cultural melting pot, particularly shaped by the Pacific Rim in everything from architecture to the work of late painters Mark Tobey and Morris Graves to the eclectic Seattle cuisine.
Seattle's robust maritime heritage began when the Klondike Gold Rush established it as a major Pacific port in the 1890s, and it is still going strong.
www.relocate-america.com /states/WA/cities/seattle1.htm   (631 words)

  
 Seattle - Washington - attractions - entertainment - things to do
Greenlake Park is just a short distance away.
It’s a great place to people watch as you ride or walk around the 2.8 miles of the lake.
Seattle has many other wonderful parks and outdoor recreation as well.
www.universityinnseattle.com /parks.htm   (82 words)

  
 Seattle Bicycle Touring Club - Past Activity Calendar - 2005
The midway break point for this group will be Lake Forest Park (20 mile marker) where riders can enjoy a latte to go with their snacks.
The first 11 miles of the trail are paved and the last 5 miles are packed dirt easily navigable with narrow width tires as well as cross/mountain bikes.
After visiting parks to the south we will journey north along the beach to observe local beach life and checkout a few special fishing spots.
www.seattlebiketours.org /members/calendar_past_2005.html   (5622 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Local News: Why isn't my power back on yet?
As work crews gradually restore electricity in and around Seattle, many among the powerless are in the dark over how utilities decide who gets power back first — and who gets pushed to the back of the line.
Seattle City Light and Puget Sound Energy say priority is given only to those customers critical to maintaining public health and safety, such as hospitals and fire stations.
Wealthier neighborhoods such as Mercer Island, Sammamish, parts of Madrona and Seward Park have suffered endlessly in the dark and cold, while poorer and economically mixed neighborhoods such as White Center and Beacon Hill had electricity restored early on.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/localnews/2003484557_stormpower19m.html   (1250 words)

  
 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Friends of Seward Park
The Friends of Seward Park strives to build community through stewardship, recreation, and environmental education.
We are committed to preserving the unique natural habitats and cultural legacy of this historic Olmsted Park.
Session Info:Join the Friends of Seward Park and Audubon Washington as we explore the old growth forest and share interesting historical and seasonal facts.
www2.cityofseattle.net /parks/brochure/Program.asp?programid=7108   (112 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Local News: Students create Seward Park field guide
About 400 students studying science at Aki Kurose, Mercer and Washington middle schools and the Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center have created a field guide for Seward Park, one of the city's largest with more than 300 acres of wooded areas, trails and waterfront.
The field-guide program is the first education initiative of the Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center, an organization formed in 2003 through a partnership between Audubon Washington and Seattle City Parks, center director Gail Gatton said.
Three of the schools involved in the project — Aki Kurose, Mercer and Washington — were good picks for the program because they serve the neighborhood surrounding the park, Gatton said.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/localnews/2003040097_seward05m.html   (622 words)

  
 Seward Park, Seattle real estate guide - trulia.com
Seward Park is in the Seattle Public Schools school district.
Seward Park real estate—use Trulia to find real estate in Seward Park as well as real estate in other neighborhoods in Seattle and nationwide.
You can also view Seward Park real estate popularity on an interactive Seattle Heat Map which allows you to compare home prices by neighborhood.
www.trulia.com /real_estate/Seward_Park-Seattle/6873   (499 words)

  
 Seattle Friends of Seward Park
Sponsored by SEED and the Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center.
Seward Park Bird CountThose who participated in the December 30th Seattle CBC were justly rewarded.
Big Highlight was the Pine Grosbeak and Red Crossbill * other groups on the Seattle Christmas Bird Count had seen/heard these species - which, along with listening to several CD recordings - gave me confidence to report these birds for the record.
www.sewardpark.org   (509 words)

  
 Washington Park, Seattle, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington Park is a neighborhood in east central Seattle, Washington, named after the city park to its northwest.
It is bounded on the east by 38th and 37th Avenues E. and Hillside Drive E., beyond which are Madison Park and Denny-Blaine; on the south by Lake Washington Boulevard, beyond which is Denny-Blaine and Madison Valley; on the west by Washington Park, and on the north by the private Broadmoor community and golf club.
The neighborhood's main thoroughfares are E. Madison Street (northeast- and southwest-bound) and Lake Washington Boulevard E. (northwest- and southeast-bound).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_Park,_Seattle,_Washington   (174 words)

  
 Seattle : Introduction : Best Free Things to Do | Frommers.com
Try the rooftop park at the Bell Street Pier, Myrtle Edwards Park at the north end of the waterfront, or the lounge at the Edgewater Hotel.
Seattle abounds with waterfront parks where you can gaze at distant shores, wiggle your toes in the sand, or walk through a remnant patch of old-growth forest.
On the first Thursday of each month, almost all of Seattle's museums are open late and most offer free admission for all or part of the day.
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