Current Exhibits

Neighborhood History Tours: Engineering a City: Seattle’s Historic Shoreline
Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 06:00pm - 08:00pm

More so than most cities, Seattle has shaped itself to suit its needs. Seattle has removed hills, filled tide flats, and created a completely new downtown shoreline. Join David B. Williams, author of The Seattle Street-Smart Naturalist, on this 1.5-mile-long walk explore the last vestiges of the former downtown bluffs, trace the island where Seattle was founded, and examine how the subterranean fill still affects the modern landscape.

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 31, 6 – 8 pm

This tour is also offered Saturday, August 24, 10 am – 12 pm

Meet at: Victor Steinbrueck Park, 2001 Western Ave. Note: This tour will end at Occidental Park, S. Main S & Occidental Ave S.  Please bring bus fare or be prepared to walk back to Victor Steinbrueck Park.

Cost: MOHAI Members $15; General $20

Tickets available here.

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