The Locks, the Lake, and the Loss of the Black River

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Name: The Locks, the Lake, and the Loss of the Black River
Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Join author David B. Williams for an Arbor Day-Earth Day event. Williams will share stories about the decades of false starts, the political shenanigans, and far-reaching social, economic, and environmental impacts of the Lake Washington Ship Canal's construction and operation. He will highlight the changes that occurred around Renton, when the lake dropped nine feet and the Black River began to disappear.
Location:
Renton History Museum
235 Mill Ave. S Renton WA, 98057
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, April 18 6:00-7:00 pm
Contact Information:
Kate Dugdale 425.255.2330
Fees/Admission:
Programs are free with regular Museum admission. $5 Adults/ $2 Elementary through High School students/ Members always free
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