Lime: Quarrying and Limemaking in the San Juan Islands

Date:
October 22, 2017
Time:
3:00 p.m.
Admission Information:

Free

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.