Located near the Pergola, the totem pole was stolen by the local Chamber of Commerce from the Tlingit Indians in Alaska. The Seattle thieves gave the totem pole to the city as a gift in 1889.
For nearly 50 years the Smith Tower was the tallest building west of the Mississippi, and while today it isn’t even the tallest in Seattle, the views from its 35th-floor observation deck are still impressive.
The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is open daily from 9 am-5 pm during the summer and from 10 am-5 pm during fall and winter. There is no charge to visit.
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