Seattle's HistoryLink soft open in Nov. 1998 debuted on January 15, 1999, at the Seattle Center's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration

Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington

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University of Washington rowing team history

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Plus: The end of Prohibition in Washington state

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