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Ballard

This 5 mile side trip leads out to the historic downtown of Ballard.

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A community northwest of the main business area of Seattle east of Shilshole Bay and north of the ship canal in King County. It was once separate town but was annexed to Seattle in 1907. Before the turn of the century, and for some years afterward, the Ballard shore of Salmon Bay was lined with sawmills and shingle mills. It was named for Capt. William Rankin Ballard, who bought several...

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Ballard Avenue Historic District

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Chittenden Locks and Lake Washington Ship Canal