Skagit River Journal
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July 1911 photo of 700 block of Metcalf street after the downtown Sedro-Woolley fire. The view is to the southwest. At the top is the location of the present U.S. Post Office. That location was then the site of the original Sedro-Woolley city hall.
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“Washington Remembers World War II
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The Skagit Home Front”
February 10 through June 25
Opening Reception February 9 from 6 to 8 PM

 La Conner – Featured exhibit on loan from the Washington State Secretary of State’s Office. “Washington Remembers World War II” is a collection of stories that take you around the globe to crucial battles on foreign soil, to German concentration camps and to the American home front where defense plant workers contributed to the war effort. The exhibit features large compelling photographs, personal stories and fascinating war facts.  “The Skagit Home Front” presents the stories of Skagitonians who served, and those who stayed and kept care of the Home Front.

 Join us Thursday evening, February 9 at 6 PM for an opening reception.

The Skagit County Historical Museum is located at 501 S. 4th Street, at the top of the hill in La Conner. Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Families $10. For more information call 360.466.3365 or visit www.skagitcounty.net/museum


 

 
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