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Walking on Alki, Part 1.

Mongo and Dad decided to take a walk down to Alki Point.  It’s a nice stroll along the Alki Trail in West Seattle’s beachfront neighborhood.

They usually park near the Seacrest Ferry Docks and walk North towards the point and then onward towards Alki Beach.

Alki Point is the spot where the first white settlers to Seattle spent the first winter.  Val over wedgwoodinseattlehistory.com, has a short history of that winter.  ( Click here for Val’s History of Street and Place names in Seattle)

When the weather is nice, Alki is an exceptionally scenic place to walk.  Read More…