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July 2019

Renton History Live

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton,WA98057United States
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Suggested donation of $3 for adults, $1 for students; members are always free.

Join us for a day of free hourly performances of "Learning American," a special one-act play just for Renton River Days. Pieter Prins immigrated from the Netherlands in 1904, settling first in Maple Valley before moving to Renton. Prins had many jobs throughout his life in Renton, but throughout them all he taught citizenship classes for new Renton residents from the 1920s through the 1950s at the Renton Americanization School. This School was the first stop for hundreds of new…

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