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Science, Nature & History

801F17 The Houses Handford Built- Richland's Alphabet Houses


with Richard Nordgren

Calendar Nov 15, 2017 at 6 pm

Explore Richland’s unique architectural past with local historian Richard Nordgren. Richard will discuss the social history that formed the City of Richland during the government ownership era and share interesting information about the different types of housing and when, where and why they were built. Learn about the Gold Coast, the ‘Miracle Mile,’ the house where the creator of Dupus Boomer lived, and more. In the spring session, Richard will lead three distinct walking tours of the neighborhoods that you don’t want to miss. This class is perfect as a tour preview or for those unable to attend a walking tour.

Richard Nordgren has been instrumental in the research and documentation of the Richland Alphabet Houses for both the City of Richland and the application to the National Historic Register.

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804F17 Hiking Education


with Chuck Wierman

Calendar Nov 14, 2017 at 6 pm

Spark your wanderlust by discovering the enjoyment and benefits of getting out into nature on foot. This class is geared for beginners interested in just a short hike around town after work to multiple-day backpacking trips in the wilderness. Learn about the necessary preparations and equipment for a safe and enjoyable hike. Resources will be provided to make appropriate trip selections. Potential situations and hazards while on a hike will be discussed.

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