Preserving the History of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle, Washington

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Lake Washington Ship Canal Centennial

Members of regional history organizations have joined together to plan events and displays to commemorate the centennial of the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Watch for this Making the Cut logo in local publications, libraries, etc. highlighting the events and construction milestones culminating in the centennial of the locks July 4, 2017.

The artwork was created by Stephen Schildbach, who incorporated many ideas and suggestions from the committee working on the Ship Canal Centennial. While impossible to include every suggestion, and submitting many rounds of proofs, this logo was chosen as being the most representative of the committee's main goals in a logo. Much thanks for his patience and creativity.

4Culture is also to be thanked for their funding and support in this project and other upcoming events. Take part in your local history and look for events celebrating the 100 years the canal has been a part of the area!