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July 2015
July 2015

Thu. 16 Jul, 2015

CANCELLED - History & Habitat on a Working Waterfront (Thu. 16 Jul, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Guemes Channel site mapWe are sorry to have to CANCEL this walk. Please look for it to be rescheduled some time in September.

From the earliest days of Anacortes, the Guemes Channel waterfront has been at the heart of our working waterfront. Join us for an interpretive walk to learn about the history of the Guemes waterfront and characters central to the story. We'll talk about Anacortes founder Amos Bowman and Melville Curtis, who built the original Curtis Wharf in 1905.

Our guest speakers from the Port of Anacortes and Dept. of Ecology will share information on the redevelopment of the waterfront to support the Dakota Creek Industries growing ship building business and the environmental mitigation projects that were undertaken as a result. They will also share information on the Port's plans for redeveloping and conducting cleanup work at their Quiet Cove properties. The walk route is flat, paved and handicapped accessible. 

Sat. 25 Jul, 2015

Trail Tales at Anacortes Depot (Sat. 25 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Trail Tales docents will share information about our interpretive programs and new trail signs that have been installed in town.  The Maritime Heritage Center will have information on Anacortes maritime history.  Pick up a copy of one of our new trail map brochures and a schedule of events for the remaining season.  For more information, contact Betty Carteret at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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