• Creator
  • Seattle (Wash.). Board of Park Commissioners
  • Created Date
  • 1902
  • Description
  • The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners write to George Cotterill to advocate for Seattle parks and inquire how much money they would need to improve the park system. They write, "when a friend visits us from abroad, we are ashamed to mention our parks. ...The city, except in her business section, is ragged and haphazard." They continue, "Seattle can be made beautiful. Her scenery is unsurpassed...parks and boulevards are the essentials." The ... more
    The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners write to George Cotterill to advocate for Seattle parks and inquire how much money they would need to improve the park system. They write, "when a friend visits us from abroad, we are ashamed to mention our parks. ...The city, except in her business section, is ragged and haphazard." They continue, "Seattle can be made beautiful. Her scenery is unsurpassed...parks and boulevards are the essentials." The Board asks for advice on how to improve the Seattle parks and bring more money in to assist in this effort. less
  • Format
  • Text
    Letter (correspondence)
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