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COURTESY OF LAWTON GOWEY
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A humble home for a big Seattle dreamer, ca. 1889

THEN: In the late afternoon and evening of Seattle’s Great Fire on June 6, 1889, Leigh and Lizzie Hunt’s home at the northwest corner of Fourth Avenue and Columbia Street was, within a few hours, arranged to accommodate the family’s business, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper.