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Chief Sealth Statue

If you are in Pioneer Square you will come across this monument to Chief Seattle, the man the city... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
PrestonGuild
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United Kingdom
A small statue

We visited Pioneer Square on a walking tour and saw the statue. The guide told us about Chief... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2015
bryan61
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Otley, United Kingdom
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18 Aug 2018
“Nice monument to chief Seattle”
30 Jul 2017
“Small but still cool statue in Seattle downtown area”
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

Yes it’s just a statue, but it’s a nice nod to Seattle’s native roots. There’s a quite a few items throughout the city to acknowledge indigenous past. I like this because not many folks are familiar.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a statue I have seen a million times before and it is small and really not that impressive but still pretty cool and a definite MUST if in the area to see Chief Seattle. It is just something that you have to do...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This bust in Pioneer Square is also known as Chief Seattle, but the Sealth name is probably more accurately representative of the original. Apart from the bust and it's setting, it is well worth going into the free nearby Milepost 31 Museum which has excellent...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you are in Pioneer Square you will come across this monument to Chief Seattle, the man the city is named after. It was created by local artist James Wehn and you will see some information about the man himself.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We visited Pioneer Square on a walking tour and saw the statue. The guide told us about Chief Seattle and what he did and all he got was this small statue.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank bryan61
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Ok, it's a cool statue, it's the idea that sucks. "Honor" the indigenous with a little staue after you break all the treaties, take all the land and relocate the people to a place that does not sustain life, (called a reservation), take their children...More

Date of experience: July 2015
6  Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

For a statue of the man our city is named for, it really isn't that impressive. The statue is not that large and there is lots of trash strewn about. If you're on your way to the Space Needle stop by, but don't make a...More

1  Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 2 November 2013

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

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank littlerOse0906
Reviewed 6 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank TransplantedBuckeye
Reviewed 25 June 2013

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

Date of experience: September 2012
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