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

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023

The Center Miter Gates Are Leaving Us

We received the following information today and will copy it from the Chittenden Locks Facebook page. Sounds like a great time and not to be missed. A bit of history is in the making.

The links below will direct you to a site where you can purchase the official tshirt. There doesn't seem to be any other registration information or requirements. If you have any questions, please direct them to Discover Your Northwest who are organizing this event.

(From the Facebook post) ...

Grab your family, friends and your running shoes 👟 for a commemorative Great Miter Retire 5K Fun Run at 10 am, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, at!
Our large lock center miter gates are the original gates and have facilitated navigation since 1916.
This October, we'll start work to replace them. Improving this 106-year-old navigation infrastructure will help us provide dependable navigation for the next 100+ years.
Walk 🚶‍♂️ 🚶‍♀️ or run 🏃‍♀️ 🏃 along these engineering marvels one last time during this fun run that'll start and end at these gates.
Registration is now open. Click 👉 or scan the QC code, to register or for more info. 
All registration funds will go toward supporting new exhibits in our fish ladder viewing room.
Here's our upcoming extended large lock center gate closure schedule: Lock Closure Schedule
Discover Your Northwest

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