The Emerald City

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The Emerald City What people don’t know about Seattle, Washington also known as The Emerald City, is that from May to September, it’s usually dry. Seattle is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Washington. Even with all the raining, it never storms. The city has only reported seven thunder storms in the last year. A lot of big names companies had there start here. The Space Needle is the largest landmark in Washington. Compared to Sochi Russia, there are a lot of things in common and at the same time, there are a lot of differences. According to, “Seattle was founded on November 13, 1851 by the Denny Party, who had made their way from Portland, Oregon to what is now Alki Point in West Seattle.”(Seattle Facts 1) Due to the windy conditions at Alki Point, most of the settlers, the Denny Party, relocated to the site of present-day Pioneer Square the following spring. Seattle 's first major industry was started by Henry Yesler. On October 20, 1852, construction began on his sawmill, which was located at the foot of Yesler Way and First Avenue South. March 26, 1853, the Yesler Sawmill cut the first lumber in King County. The road down which the logs were rolled was originally called "skid road", and this led to the expression "skid row" Sochi, Russia, when people think about Sochi, the only thing they know is the 2014 winter Olympics were held there. “Sochi has a long history that dates back to Ancient Greek and Roman times when the area was inhabited by
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