Photos by Tag: causland

December 29th, 2021

Snow blankets veterans memorials

Clear skies drew me outside with the camera for some snow shots. Among my stops were Causland Memorial Park and Grand View Cemetery, where I photographed veterans memorial monuments trimmed in snow. The memorial at the cemetery is dedicated to Vietnam veterans, with names of several who died there. The Causland memorial is a tribute […]

December 12th, 2021

Gazebo on a winter’s day

Morning light, the beautiful stone gazebo on the east side of Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes.

July 2nd, 2020

Flashback photos, Fourth of July

I am saddened, here on Independence Day Eve, to come to grips with the reality that there will be no parade or related gatherings in our community this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. In an effort to ease the pain of this loss, I spent some time in photo archives gathering photo memories of […]

June 8th, 2011

Causland in bloom

Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes is in full bloom, as evidenced by this Tuesday afternoon photograph. The flag was at half staff in memory of the “D Day” Allied invasion of World War II. This park was originally established to commemorate local servicemen who gave their lives in World War I.

April 27th, 2011

Design by LePage

Causland Park in downtown Anacortes features a unique design by French-Canadian artist and architect John Baptiste LePage (1857-1939). LePage also supervised construction of the park, accomplished over a two-year period by a team of volunteers. Great Northern Railroad donated the property, and construction costs were paid by private contributors and the City of Anacortes. Construction […]

May 29th, 2009

Causland color

Rhododendrons are in bloom at historic Causland Memorial Park near downtown Anacortes. Causland was recent added to the Anacortes Historic Preservation Register. Also added to the list were the City Museum (once a Carnegie Library), a one-time Great Northern Railorad Depot (now called the Depot Arts Center), and the W.T. Preston, a sternwheeler once operated […]

March 20th, 2009

Park restoration

Bryan Elliott (right) and Matthew Harding were back in Anacortes this week doing restoration work at Causland Memorial Park. This is Elliott Stoneworks’ fourth major project at the landmark park in downtown Anacortes.

December 21st, 2008

Causland wonderland

Dressed in a blanket of snow Sunday morning was the gazebo at historic Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes.

May 8th, 2008

Causland begins to erupt

I encountered several city crews this morning on a drive to town, one of which was mowing and trimming at Causland Memorial Park on 8th Street. Rhodies are not in full bloom yet, but splashes of color like this are hints of things to come.

July 5th, 2007

Troop support

This “Support the Troops” parade entry drew enthusiastic response from a Fourth of July audience scattered along several blocks of Commercial Avenue in Anacortes Wednesday. Grand Marshal Hollie Brand has spearheaded a “packages to the troops” campaign for several years.

July 5th, 2007

Patriotic citizens

It’s been a long time since I recall seeing a crowd the size of that gathered at historic Causland Park near downtown Anacortes Wednesday afternoon. The occasion was a post-parade community celebration of the Fourth of July holiday.

May 26th, 2007

Causland colors

Historic Causland Park is a must-see at this time of year, as evidenced by this photograph from the park’s northeast corner. Rhododendrons are in full bloom, and city crews do an excellent job of maintenance. Bring lunch or a cup of coffee and enjoy a visit.

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