on October 22, 2006
Who knew that there was a city under Seattle's sidewalks? Even to this day, explorers are uncovering more of the lost city remains. Barber shops, markets, and delicatessens were the norm, but underground?! Yes! That's what makes it interesting! The history behind the city has its roots under Seattle... literally. You will never hear stranger facts about a city in a tour. These people had toilets 6 feet of the ground or higher! Sewage became an issue as high tide caused plumming to back up and even overflow the toilets. Disgusting? Yes. Necessary? Yes. Historic? YES! I cannot wait to get another chance to go! I went about three years ago! And they were uncovering new rooms then! They couldn't lead us to every room because of excavation, but the three corridors and areas we visited were enough to convince me that this place was fascinating. Imaging staring at 50 foot water pipes... Now imagine that they are for the skyscraper or hotel Above your head! The feeling is absolutely exhilarating and completely safe!
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