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    History of Eastside Logging

    Add to Calendar 2020-02-14 16:00:00 2020-02-14 16:00:00 History of Eastside Logging Did you know that most of the east side of Lake Washington was clear-cut by 1920, or that nearly all of the big trees that we see today as less than 100 years old?  It will take another 400 years for our evergreens to reach ‘maturity’!  Come and see the equipment that evolved from two men working one tree all day with a hand-saw, to sky-line cable operations that could clear a whole Cougar Mountain valley in a single day.  Presented in partnership by the Eastside Heritage Center and Bellevue Parks & Community Services.  This is an indoor program.  Ages:  Best for adults.  Cost:  Free!   Pre-registration:  Not required.  Info:  LCVC@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-4195.   Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE United States City of Bellevue America/Los_Angeles public
    Date and Time:
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location

    Lewis Creek Park Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd SE

    Description

    Did you know that most of the east side of Lake Washington was clear-cut by 1920, or that nearly all of the big trees that we see today as less than 100 years old?  It will take another 400 years for our evergreens to reach ‘maturity’!  Come and see the equipment that evolved from two men working one tree all day with a hand-saw, to sky-line cable operations that could clear a whole Cougar Mountain valley in a single day.  Presented in partnership by the Eastside Heritage Center and Bellevue Parks & Community Services.  This is an indoor program. 

    • Ages:  Best for adults. 
    • Cost:  Free!  
    • Pre-registration:  Not required. 
    • Info:  LCVC@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-4195.