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.
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 […]
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 […]
When people get out this spring, they are going to notice some of the devastation caused by Winter 2007 wind storms, including these two trees at historic Causland Park in downtown Anacortes. A great deal of damage also occurred in city forestlands, and in popular state parks including Deception Pass.
Crowds gathered at historic Causland Park Tuesday following an extraordinary Fourth of July parade on Commercial Avenue. Town Crier Judy Jewell opened the park event with a proclamation that included tribute to those in American armed forces. Grand marshals in the parade represented several branches of the military. Clouds parted to make way for sunshine […]
Christmas carolers young and old gathered Saturday night at Causland Park for an old-fashioned sing-along hosted by the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps. In addition to live music, Santa (Jim Bergeson) and an elf (Sonja Erlandson) arrived by firetruck to distribute small gifts to children … and candy canes to one and all. See more photos […]