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Aberdeen Washington's Historical Homes: Broadway Hill

The Broadway Hill residential area was developed between 1898 and 1930. Historic preservation consultants who worked with the city to develop its historic preservation ordinance have outlined the area to run from First Street in the south to Tenth Street in the north and from H Street on the east to Alder/Division Streets on the west. Within these boundaries are what the consultants consider to be one of the largest intact, historic homes districts in the state. Most people in the city consider the Broadway Hill area to be much smaller, roughly a nine square-block area running from Eighth to Tenth and from Broadway to L Street. Here, the mill, related timber products industry, and commercial/retail enterprise owners of the area built their homes. The homes have been well cared for over the years and stand as testaments to the wealth made here in logging. At one time, more board feet of lumber shipped out of Aberdeen than any other port in the world and Aberdeen boasted more millionair

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