Gathering Our Voice

Sternwheeler Park

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Sternwheeler Park at Fifth Street in Wenatchee provides great views of the river and East Wenatchee.

History

Frank Lloyd Wright drawing

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright developed plans for Wenatchee’s riverfront in 1919.
Hear Allison Williams with the City of Wenatchee describe his role.

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Allison Williams (MP3)

Wenatchee waterworks pipe
Old Wenatchee Water Works pipe.

Trail Story

Securing support for riverfront conservation.

SecuringSupport
Congressman Tom Foley, Ruth Allan, and Senator “Scoop” Jackson

 


Wilfred Woods ran The Wenatchee World newspaper during the Loop Trail development.
Hear Wilfred Woods talk about planning for riverfront parks.

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Wilfred Woods (MP3)


1984 Riverfront Park construction


1985 Riverfront Park dedication

Nature

Hear biologist Keith Truscott talk about sturgeon, a seldom seen fish in the Columbia River.

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Keith Truscott (MP3)


Bottom-dwelling sturgeon can get up to 12-feet long.

Learn about Pacific lamprey

Community Connection

Learn about Art on the Avenues.

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