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The Fourth of July in Green Lake: A history

Posted by Kate Bergman on June 29th, 2010

Our new sister site, My Green Lake, has posted a history of Green Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks, which were the Seattle destination of choice for 60 Independence Days. The fireworks display didn’t move to Lake Union/Gas Works Park in Wallingford until 1980. Read the history here.


Independence Day fireworks over Green Lake, Seattle, July 4, 1947
Seattle P-I Collection, MOHAI – Used with Permission



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