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Boat sculptures now grace Waterfront Park

La Conner’s Waterfront Park, the town’s newest, is making a statement of cooperation between the Town and the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community with the re-placement of a tug boat, a canoe and a wheel sculpture to the park from the Skagit County Historical Museum.

The sculptures were originally at Gilkey Square, representing two types of boats used in these waters, a tug and a canoe. Each one shows our reliance on the water, showing the area’s commerce and transportation. The writing on the wheel in both languages welcomes all of us to enjoy them. The Gilkey Square placement symbolized the tie...


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