Seattle and Its History

The developed and modernized city of Washington, Seattle was not the same as we see it today. With time the different inhabitants developed it according to their requirements. The history of Seattle starts long before the 1800. Before 1800 the city was previously occupied by the Huron tribes who themselves conquered it from Iroquois tribes before 1500 century.

Seattle
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The word Seattle was perhaps derivative from the Iroquois word tkaronto which means a place where trees stand in water. The name is given in reference of the now called Lake Simcoe where the Hurons planted tree saplings to catch fish. The route that started from Lake Ontario to Lake Huron which consecutively through the Seattle Carrying Place Trail led to a massive use of the name. Continue reading “Seattle and Its History”