It was May 2011 when the Port of Anacortes celebrated completion of an environmental cleanup and re-opening of Seafarers’ Memorial Park on the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay. A picture perfect afternoon. This park remains one of this seaside community’s prized public assets.
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 from right) led the effort, completing the third of five elements of a “Focus Fidalgo” […]
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 public amenities such as benches, picnic tables, pier and dock. Colored algae growth on the […]
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 hundreds of Re-opening guests explored the waterfront site that is destined to draw crowds for […]
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 Entrikin (pictured) placed the sign and the first of several tenant panels (whale watching). Lights […]
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 photo was taken will one day soon feature parking spots and a new stretch of […]
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 be completed in May. The Fidalgo Bay beach is now inviting, as opposed to intimidating, […]