Can you guess which of the following facts about Seattle and the state of Washington are true or false? Only some of these 15 facts about Seattle and Washington are true.
Facts About Seattle: True or False?
- Pike Place Market in Seattle is home to several ghosts, and is possibly the most haunted place in Washington.
- There might be up to 786 islands in the Puget Sound at low tide.
- Harbor Island is the largest man-made island in the country.
- There is a law in Washington that says: “It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the Chief of Police as he is entering the town.”
- Snoqualmie Falls is 100 feet higher that Niagara Falls.
- In Everett, Washington, it’s against the law to display a hypnotized person in a store window.
- The first known photograph of a flying saucer was taken in Lake City Washington, on July 4, 1947.
- It’s illegal to pretend your parents are rich in Washington.
- There are more than 8,000 lakes, and over 40,000 miles of rivers and streams in Washington.
- In Washington it’s against the law to spit on a bus.
- The first floating bridge in the world was built in Washington in 1950.
- When the Space Needle was built in 1962 for the Seattle World’s Fair, it was the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
- Seattle was the first city to have police ride bicycles (in 1987).
- The annual rainfall in Seattle is less than that of Chicago, Houston, and New York City.
- Wyatt Earp once owned a gambling house in Seattle on Second Avenue South in the 1890’s.
Washington is definitely an interesting place – and at The Advocates, we are proud to offer services across the entire state. We have offices in Seattle and Tacoma, and if you have been the victim of some other driver’s bad judgment, we will come meet you at your home, the hospital, or wherever you want. Seattle’s best car accident lawyers take pride in being accessible to our clients, and making sure you can concentrate on getting well. You won’t have to worry about how your medical bills will be paid, or how you will get a rental car.
If you were recently injured in an accident through no fault of your own, speak to one of our Advocates today at (206) 452-4200 for a free consultation. We make your recovery our top priority. Don’t wait. Call a personal injury attorney from The Advocates today.