Cultural History

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Railroad History Treasure Tour
June
$15
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Instructor: Clay Antieau
Take a trip back in time with Clay Antieau, Seattle Public Utilities scientist and Watershed rail historian. This tour seeks out some of the remaining structures, grades, and legacies created when railroads were king. The highlights of this field tour include a wooden trestle and the former Cedar Falls, WA switchyard. Participants must be able to handle about 1 mile of hiking over uneven terrain.

June 21 (Saturday), 9am-1pm
Adults, $15

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Water & Power:
Cedar Falls Townsite Tour
June
$10
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Instructor: Seattle Public Utilities Naturalists
Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of bringing water and light to the people of Seattle. Founded in 1901, the City-owned town was a vibrant community for decades. See some of the original homes and streetlights that still remain. A Seattle Public Utilities naturalist will guide you on this walking tour where you will hear the stories of those who lived, worked, and grew up in Cedar Falls.

June 15 (Sunday), 1pm-3pm
June 22 (Sunday), 1pm-3pm - Class cancelled
Adults, $10

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Clay & Coal:
Taylor Townsite Tour
September
$10
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Instructor: Seattle Public Utilities Naturalists
Delve into the rich history of Taylor, a town that now lies etched below the forests of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. Taylor was world-famous for its clay products. A Seattle Public Utilities naturalist will guide you on this walking tour, revealing some of the stories that made Taylor so special. Walking on uneven terrain is required.
Pre-registration required.

September 13 (Saturday), 1pm-3pm
September 20 (Saturday), 1pm-3pm
Adults, $10

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