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Southwest Stories: Riverside Lives! Memories of Seattle's Croatian Fishing Community Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017, 2 – 3 p.m.
Southwest Stories:  Riverside Lives! Memories of Seattle's Croatian Fishing Community
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereSouth Park Branch
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryLearn about the history of West Seattle, the Duwamish Peninsula, and the birthplace of Seattle in a series of monthly presentations with the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.
DescriptionPlease join Frank Zuvela as he shares his memories of growing up in Riverside, a fishing-centered community next to the Duwamish River near the Spokane Street Bridge. Over his nine decades, he has seen the area transform from a small, tight-knit neighborhood of mostly Croatian immigrant families to today's concrete corridor of industrial services.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Contact InfoSouth Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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