Lime: Quarrying and Limemaking in the San Juan Islands

October 22, 2017
3:00 p.m.
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Author talk with local historian Boyd Pratt.

Formed through eons of geologic time and sculpted by glaciers, the limestone deposits along the islands' shore provided the essential ingredient for the block and mortar that built and rebuilt the West Coast's major cities.  Read all about the islands' economic booms and busts, dramatic changes to the landscape, bloody murder, contentious lawsuits, and deadly shipwrecks.