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Becoming a City: Walking North Lake’s Urban Evolution

Thursday, August 23, 2018
6 – 7:30 pm

Join MOHAI and the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild for a series of social history walking tours around Seattle this summer!

Join historian Roneva Keel for a tour of Seattle’s North Lake Union, starting in Fremont. This case study, set in the early 1900s, reflects Seattle’s larger transformation into the manufacturing and trade center of the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the people, businesses, and technological innovations that drove Seattle’s urban revolution, through the entwined histories of labor and industry, race and ethnicity, immigration, and Northlake’s ever-changing environment.

Tour starts by the J.P. Patches statue on N 34th Street in Fremont.

Location: Leaves from the J.P. Patches statue on N 34th St in Fremont

Cost: $10 for MOHAI and PNW Historians Guild members / $20 general public