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Scandals History of Seattle Tour

Scandals History of Seattle Tour

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been a tour guide for four years, doing both formal and informal tours. I would like to share the wealth of knowledge and be an ambassador of my beautiful city through Airbnb. I am very passionate about the rich but tumultuous history of Seattle, and especially of the Pioneer Square neighborhood. I am a 37-year old man, enthusiastic about history and travel, and I have worked on three…
Bobby Bogdan
Bobby Bogdan
Bobby Bogdan
Bobby Bogdan

What we’ll do

We will walk, take photos, and take in the beauty of the Pioneer Square neighborhood, while guests will hear fascinating stories of the rough, early days of Seattle: murder, mayhem, betrayal, corruption, administrative incompetence, prostitution, gambling and suicide, at each location. I'll also talk about the beautiful architecture left behind. I will teach guests the about rich history of the…

What else you should know

Please try to arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the tour. We'll leave promptly on the dot. If you missed the start time, text me at 504-326-5611, and I'll text you back with our current location. Seattle tends to get rainy. Bring an umbrella if overcast. We do the tour, rain or shine

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Where you'll be

We'll start in Pioneer Square Park, where I’ll talk about the white founders of the city, but also about the Salish tribes and Chief Si’ahl. By Puget Sound, I will talk about Yesler’s Mill and Skid Road, and a block inland, I will talk about the first brothels in Seattle. In Occidental Square, I'll talk about the poor sewerage system in the 1880s, the 1889 fire, and a block away, the 1897 Gold Rush. After, Prohibition, Depression, and much more!

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 14 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Besides the glory and the beautiful architecture, I'll also talk about Seattle's rough days: corruption, murder, gambling, drinking and prostitution. It is…

More tips

Please try to arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the tour. We'll leave promptly on the dot. If you missed the start time, text me at 504-326-5611, and I'll text you back with our current location. Seattle tends to get rainy. Bring an umbrella if overcast. We do the tour, rain or shine
Bobby Bogdan
Scandals History of Seattle Tour
39 reviews
From €18/person
39 reviews
From €18/person