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On This Date: Remembering The Seahawks' Kirkland Roots

A look at a couple of memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on June 18


The Seahawks and Northwest College agree to a long-term lease for the team's new practice facility and headquarters in Kirkland. The 36,000-square foot complex will be built on 12 acres adjacent to the school.


The Seahawks move into their new headquarters in Kirkland, which was built on land being leased from Northwest College. The team had been headquartered on the shores of Lake Washington in Kirkland since its inaugural season in 1976. The Seahawks moved into their current state-of-the-art facility – Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton – in August of 2008.

In honor of 'Throwback Thursday', take a look back at photos of the Seahawks' Kirkland practice facility and headquarters.

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