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Posted on: November 2, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Explore Our Past: Olde Town Mine Hike

Downtown Issaquah was once the site of massive coalmines.

Explore our past Nov. 12, 2016, as docent Doug Bristol leads the Issaquah History Museums' Olde Town Mine Hike. Get a new perspective on the Olde Town neighborhood through stories, historic photos, maps and observation of the changing landscape.

Bristol will lead participants on a loop that passes by the renovated Issaquah Creek weir and around Mine Hill.

The hike starts at 10 a.m. at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E. Advance registration is required. Purchase tickets via Eventbrite.

The moderate hike includes some steep sections on well-developed gravel and paved trails.

Participants should bring water and snacks, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Organizers request for participants to leave dogs at home. All hikers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Questions? Contact the Issaquah History Museums via email or at 425-392-3500.

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