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Go on a Self-Guided Tour of First Hill with the Park-to-Park Map

The First Hill Improvement Association has created a neighborhood walking loop that connects Freeway Park to the upcoming Yesler Terrace Park. The Park-to-Park Path is 1.5 miles round-trip and showcases the many  landmarks of First Hill. Check out First Hill’s iconic tree canopy, historic buildings, excellent views of SoDo, Beacon Hill and Downtown, street art and parks! The Park-to-Park Path is great for

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Tour the Stimson-Green Mansion!

On Friday, January 27th at 3:30PM, the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is hosting a tour of one of First Hill’s most iconic landmarks, the Stimson-Green Mansion! Please get your tickets here. 2 free tickets are available to First Hill residents upon entering the password and discount code: FHIA. Admission is otherwise $10.00 for those without the discount code. There will

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Celebrate First Hill’s history at December 4th book launch

Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood has a long, unique — and surprising — history. In celebration of Historic Seattle’s 40th Anniversary,  the beautifully-illustrated Tradition and Change on Seattle’s First Hill: Propriety, Profanity, Pills, and Preservation is being released. Lawrence Kreisman, Historic Seattle Program Director and the book’s editor, will introduce this important project and Paul Dorpat will share images of First Hill throughout the past

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Town Hall brings First Hill history alive on 10/3

First Hill’s rich history will come alive at Town Hall Seattle this Friday, October 3rd. Join them for a reception in the Lobby prior to the lecture. From the event description: “This special event will unveil an installation of Paul Dorpat’s and Jean Sherrard’s photography exhibition “First Hill and Beyond” in Town Hall’s north lobby. Beginning with Henry Yesler and

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