1882, public lynching in downtown Seattle at 1st & James. The lynching “put…

1882, public lynching in downtown Seattle at 1st & James.
The lynching “put a damper on criminal activities here for some time.”




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  1. “It started here in 1870, Dexterr Horton was his name…” Anyone else remember that?

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  2. The damper on crime must not have lasted too long. The territory built Washington State Penitentiary at walla walla several years later. 😳
    Something was going on! 😜

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