Throwback Thursday: A glimpse into 1900-1910

Seattle Municipal Archives has an incredible photo collection of our city. In honor of one of our favorite hashtags (#ThrowbackThursday), we’ve decided to share a few park gems from the past. Enjoy!

Gigantic merry-go-round with German carousel, Luna Park on Alki Point, 1907

Gigantic merry-go-round with German carousel, Luna Park on Alki Point, 1907

 

Volunteer Park Reservoir under construction, official inspection tour by City Council, May 1900.

Volunteer Park Reservoir under construction, official inspection tour by City Council, May 1900.

 

Children at Ravenna Park, 1909.

Children at Ravenna Park, 1909.

 

Magnolia Boulevard, 1910.

Magnolia Boulevard, 1910.

 

Leschi Park, 1906.

Leschi Park, 1906.