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The Past and Future Character of the Haller Gardens

Flowers
Coupeville Library
Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Landscape architect Doris McMahon will share her study of the historic Haller landscape: Recapturing a Cultural Landscape: The Past and Future Character of the Haller Gardens. Please join us as we begin to formulate a vision and plans for the gardens' rehabilitation. Gardeners Welcome! Walking tour of the grounds to follow.

"Who was Chief Seattle?"

Cheif Seattle
Coupeville Library
Saturday, July 13, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Humanities Washington historian David Buerge, author of Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name, will reveal the life of the little known native leader with the internationally famous name. Our common image of Chief Seattle is both fact and myth. Buerge explores this complex figure to uncover how one man’s story still shapes the identity of the city.

Puget Sound's Hidden History

Flowers
Coupeville Library
Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Candace Wellman, historian and author of Peace Weavers, returns with a second volume on the crucial role of cross-cultural marriages in the mid-1800s. Wellman profiles another four native women married to Euro-American men, among them, the native wife of future Confederate General George E. Pickett.