Seattle Southside History
From the First Peoples to the early European settlers, Seattle Southside has a rich and fascinating history. Fortunately for history buffs, locals have a penchant for documenting and protecting this region’s history through museums, historic landmarks, and oral histories.
The oldest continually operating business in Des Moines has grown and sold high quality plants to locals and visitors since 1907.
With all the happy dogs frolicking around at this park, you’d never know the location used to house a Cold War-era missile defense system.
Learn about Roy Olmstead and his role in the secret culture of bootlegging during prohibition and how the Marina was a key location to deliver smuggled alcohol.