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  • October 22
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  • Moses Lake

IN PERSON: Whiskey and Wiretaps: The Northwest’s Rumrunning King

On Thanksgiving Day, 1925, Roy Olmstead was trapped by federal prohibition agents and their Tommy guns on a lonely Puget Sound dock. His reign as the Northwest’s most prolific bootlegger had ended. But big questions—political, cultural, and legal—remained. Why did Olmstead, the youngest lieutenant in Seattle Police Department history, form a secret gang to take […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    October 22, 2021
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
    401 S Balsam St
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
  • October 22
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: The River That Made Seattle

Once teeming with bountiful salmon and fertile plains, Seattle’s Duwamish River drew both Native peoples and settlers to its shores over centuries for trading, transport, and sustenance. Unfortunately, the very utility of the river was its undoing, as decades of dumping led to the river being declared a Superfund cleanup site. Much of Washington’s history […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    October 22, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
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