Moore Investment Co. 1900
March 20th, 2008 @ 12:42 am by Cliffe | Sorted Vintage Ads |
Today we’re also serving up this vintage ad from the December 1900 Argus newspaper for Moore Investment Co.
Pictured next to the firm’s properties is J.A. Moore, perhaps best known for originally developing most of Capitol Hill.
In July of 1900, he paid $225,000 for 160 acres of what would become the hill.
Check out this article
from the Washington State Historical Society for more on the purchase and naming of Capitol Hill.
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Moore Investment Co. The Argus, December 22, 1900. Vol. 7 no. 46.