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This Week Then: Looking Back on Seattle’s Black Panther Party

Plus: Seattle's Columbia Center turns 34

Seattle Black Panther Party protesters outside of the capitol building in Olympia

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Celebrating Black History Month in Washington

Plus: How King County got its name

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Firsts of the Month February is Black History Month, and…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Looking Back on the PNW’s Worst Snowstorms

Our recent winter weather has nothing on the Big Snow of 1880

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Snowy Display This week, as most of Washington experiences the…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Looking Back on the First Flight of a Boeing 747

Plus: Forty years ago this week, a massive storm blasted the Hood Canal Bridge with 80-to-120-mile-an-hour winds

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Flying High Fifty years ago this week, on February 9,…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Looking Back on Seattle’s General Strike

Plus: The Seattle Public Library celebrates 116 years of being open

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. In Solidarity One hundred years ago this week, on February…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Remembering Civil Rights Leader Edwin Pratt

Plus: Looking back on the region's most powerful earthquake

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. A Life Cut Short Fifty years ago this week, on…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Celebrating 20 Years of HistoryLink

HistoryLink.org debuted on January 15, 1999, at the Seattle Center's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Looking Back at Our Past This week HistoryLink celebrates our 20th anniversary…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Saying Goodbye to the Viaduct

Plus: Port Townsend turns 159

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Farewell, Viaduct This week, a new chapter of Seattle history…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: The Growth of Wenatchee

Plus: The anniversary of two Pacific Northwest theater openings

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Wenatchee Starts to Grow On January 7, 1893, Wenatchee, located…

Alan Stein

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