Making the Cut is a group of organizations, institutions, and individuals working to commemorate the centennial of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the Lake Washington Ship Canal, and the lowering of Lake Washington. Join us for a series of centennial events, exhibits, installations, and public programs in 2016 and 2017!

Centennial Events

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Waterlines Lecture Series

Wed. April 19, 2017 - Wed. May 10, 2017
7:00pm - 7:00pm

The Burke Museum is offering an exciting four-part class on the geology, politics, people and engineering that shaped Seattle’s Waterfront…..

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Rainier Valley Historical Society Annual Meeting: “Lowering of Lake Washington”

Sat. April 29, 2017 - Sat. April 29, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm

The Rainier Valley Historical Society’s annual meeting will be held Saturday, April 29, at Pioneer Hall in Madison Park. The….

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History Month at the Locks!

Mon. May 01, 2017 - Wed. May 31, 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm

May is National History Month and we will be jumping on board with a number of activities celebrating the centennial….

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