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History Collective: Pike Place Market

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | All Events (see all)

History Collective curates conversations and storytelling about the preservation and history of Seattle neighborhoods from community members, artists, historians, business owners, and residents.

Historic Seattle is excited to present the next History Collective – “Pike Place Market Families: Generations of Resilience” – in partnership with HistoryLink, Friends of the Market, and Tandemvines Media on Tuesday, September 21st! 

This virtual edition of History Collective highlights the history of Pike Place Market and the stories of immigrant families who have found opportunity and community there. We are honored to include a conversation with three women behind multigenerational legacy businesses at the Market:

  • Carlee Hollenbeck, Pure Food Fish Market
  • Leila Rosas, Oriental Mart
  • Xee Yang-Schell, Yang Flowers Farm
  • Moderated by Denise Clifton (author of Tables from the Rubble)

Visit these businesses and more on your next visit to Pike Place Market – and take one (or both!) of the excellent tours HistoryLink created, highlighting the Market’s architecture and impressive food scene!

Cost: Free

Click here to register.

The Zoom link will be emailed 1-2 days in advance of the event. If you do not receive the event confirmation email, please contact Taelore Rhoden, Community Events Manager, at

Historic Seattle’s virtual programming is funded in part by a grant from the Eldridge Campbell Stockton Fund for Washington of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


September 21
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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