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Pioneer Square: The Making of Queer Seattle Tour (First Tour)

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | All Events (see all) S Washington St and 2nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

Walk and talk with geographer and researcher Julian Barr (University of Washington) through Pioneer Square and learn about its history as Seattle’s first gayborhood. Julian will point out important locations – including bars, night clubs, and bathhouses – while telling stories and sharing historic images that illuminate the vibrant early days of Seattle’s queer community dating back to the 1890s.

Cost: $10 Members / $15 General Public

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Interested in learning more? Sign up for There Goes the Gayborhood!, a panel discussion on the challenges in preserving LGBTQ community spaces held during Pride Month.


Photo: This walking tour begins at the corner of 2nd Avenue & Washington. Credit: Julian Barr.


April 20, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pioneer Square
S Washington St and 2nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
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