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Friday, January 13, 2012

Paul Dorpat is his own pioneer: then & now

THEN: The tarnished image of Sara and Henry Yesler's home in Pioneer Square is the oldest surviving photographic evidence of any part of Seattle. It is conventionally dated 1859, or seven years after the first settlers on the eastern shores of Elliott Bay moved there from Alki Point.