items tagged with Seafarers

July 27, 2012

Powers draws a crowd

Michael Powers drew a crowd of several hundred to a free concert Friday at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, hosted by the Port of Anacortes. The solo entertainer attracted not only applause, but dancers from an enthusiastic audience.

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May 25, 2011

Team effort

A two-year environmental cleanup at Seafarers’ Memorial Park involved too many people to list, but this “team photo” taken at last week’s re-opening includes many of the project’s key players. Port of Anacortes Project Manager Becky Darden (top row, second … Continue reading

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May 24, 2011

Waterfront gem

If you haven’t been down to see it yet, make a point of putting the Seafarers’ Memorial Park on your calendar. This park, located adjacent to the south end of Cap Sante Boat Haven, is destined to be a favorite … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011

New asset

This scene is just a hint of things to come at Seafarers’ Memorial Park on the Anacortes waterfront. The park, owned and operated by the Port of Anacortes, re-opened Friday after two years of an environmental cleanup. Other “upgrades” include … Continue reading

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May 21, 2011


Among hundreds of people celebrating the Friday re-opening of Seafarers’ Memorial Park was remote control boat enthusiast Vic Childs. Vic also “plays” with a sailboat of the lifesize variety.

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May 20, 2011

Seafarers’ is back!

It was a perfect day to mark the culmination of a years-long reclamation project at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, the shoreline park owned and operated by residents of the Anacortes Port District. A sun-splashed Mt. Baker loomed on the horizon as … Continue reading

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May 10, 2011

Underwater meadows

This is one of several new interpretive signs at Seafarers’ Park, a Port-owned park that will be re-opened May 20 after two years of environmental cleanup. This sign describes “underwater meadows” in the waters beyond the beach line.

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April 20, 2011

Port posts sign

Just one month before the re-opening of Seafarers’ Memorial Park, the Port of Anacortes Wednesday posted a new electric sign at the intersection of Seafarers Way and “Q” Avenue. A Meyers Sign crew made up of Rich Joneli and Brett … Continue reading

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April 10, 2011

Old & new

A new view from an old vantage point. New in the foreground at Seafarers’ Memorial Park is the rock breakwater. In the background are sailboats, the shore of Guemes Island and the tip of Cap Sante. The location where this … Continue reading

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March 23, 2011

Above the beach

Talk about your “pleasant work environment.” Crews continue work this week on shoreline walkways at the Port of Anacortes’ Seafarers’ Memorial Park. The park, part of the former Scott Paper Mill site, was part of an environmental cleanup that will … Continue reading

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March 17, 2011

Path prep

Crews continue to work at Seafarers’ Memorial Park on Fidalgo Bay. This Port of Anacortes facility is located on the site of the former Scott Paper Mill. The site has undergone an environmental cleanup and is now being prepared for … Continue reading

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February 10, 2011

Back to bay

After many months of being buttoned up on an “R” Avenue lot, the Port’s Seafarers’ Memorial Park building was returned to the Fidalgo Bay shoreline early Thursday morning. The building, moved temporarily during an environmental cleanup of the former Scott … Continue reading

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