Here's an interesting little bit of trivia some of you may not know: King County (the county which contains Seattle, and also my hometown of Renton, WA) was originally named after William Rufus de Vane King (a U.S senator and slave owner) in 1852. In 1986, King County was "re-named"—er—King County, this time after Dr. Martin Luther King, human rights advocate. To read more, go to: http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm…
Author: Sarah A. Chrisman
(Known around Port Townsend as "The Victorian Lady"