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Chief Sealth Statue

Address: Seattle, WA
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Ranked #144 of 214 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Don't make a special trip, but if you are in the area, nice photo op. Other interesting sites within walking distance

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

While you're at Pioneer Square worth a look. But don't go out of you're way. It is nice that the title character of Seattle has got a little recognition.

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tieton wa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Could do a better job about the history and keep it a little cleaner. maybe I miss something I was in a rush.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Chief Sealth (aka Chief Seattle) was someone who is still worth remembering today. He was very forward-looking, perhaps envisioning the future environmental movement. There are a number of excellent likenesses of him around the city. Explore, ask, and look for them.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This can be found close by to the Underground Tour in Pioneer Square. Other than his bust, and brief mentions in guidebooks that the city was named after this First Nations leader, there's practically nothing here that would show a tourist/ non local how he played a part in the founding of the city. Perhaps the City Tourism Office should... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

That the city fathers back in the day decided to pay tribute to Sealth, of the Duwamish and Suquamish Tribes, was a credit to those settlers who well understood and appreciated all of the considerable help, assistance, and kindness this Native leader showed them...eh, nevermind that Sealth didn't want the city named after him or that he and his people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The Suquamish tribe has a vibrant history, and the town of Suquamish is the location of Chief Sealth's Grave and Totem. The totem used to be in the center of town, and another was located just across the Agate Pass bridge where Bainbridge Island connects with the Kitsap Penninsula. Now removed, the Suquamish Indians have their own Casino near that... More 

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