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Coal Mining at Cougar Mountain

  • lewis creek visitor center 5808 Lakemont Blvd. SE Bellevue, WA (map)

This program focuses on 100 years of local coal mining. In 1888, there were 20 mules and 200 men employed here! Exporting coal to San Francisco turned Seattle into a dominant seaport. Learn what is underneath a mountain that is older than Rainier. Presented in partnership by the Eastside Heritage Center and Bellevue Parks & Community Services. Ages: 13+.

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Earlier Event: February 20
TELOS - Stories from the Eastside's Past