Past Experience

This photo was taken one year after the park officially opened.

In 1949, 30,000 people were there for the dedication ceremony at Sea-Tac Airport

Take a look at the hustle and bustle of the market more than 100 years ago

The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the Seattle Center Arena on Feb. 12, 1968. The legendary Seattle native hadn't been in the city since 1961.

Revisiting the program for what was called "the greatest downhill and slalom competition ever held in North America."

The Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Washington Bullets in the 1979 NBA Finals. Is another Sonics victory parade is Seattle's future?

These four loggers with the West Fork Logging Company in Lewis County were among the earliest beneficiaries of health insurance in Washington state. 

Part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal connecting Puget Sound to Lake Union and Lake Washington, the Montlake Cut became a reality on August 26, 1916, when engineers opened a coffer dam and released water from Lake Union into the cut, above.

A look back at Seattle's history, courtesy of the Museum of History & Industry.