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Judge Charles M. Stokes OverlK

 
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HOURS

4 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE PARK

Judge Charles M. Stokes Overlook, named for civil rights advocate Charles Moorehouse Stokes, is one of the areas of the I-90 lid.

Acreage: 5.22

HISTORY

The Judge Charles M. Stokes Overlook was named in honor of Charles Moorehead Stokes (19031996). Elected to the Washington legislature in 1950, Stokes was the first black legislator from King County and, appointed judge in 1968, he was the first black person to serve on the King County District Court.

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Judge Charles M Stokes. Photo courtesy of www.Historylink.org

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