Welcome to HistoryLink Tours
HistoryLink, the only online encyclopedia of Washington state history, is thrilled to present our self-guided Historical Walking Tours. Written by our network of experts in local history, each tour is easily accessible via public transportation. Enjoy!
South Lake Union
Where Seattle's past meets its high-tech future
When Seattle was founded in 1851, Lake Union was the backwater of a backwater town. A natural dam at Montlake...
History abounds in a bustling Eastside suburb
Native Americans inhabited the Squak Valley for centuries before the first homesteaders arrived in the 1860s. The village they founded...
Pike Place Market Eateries
A foodie's walking guide to the Market
The Pike Place Market began at the corner of 1st Avenue and Pike Street on August 17, 1907, when eager...