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Renton History Museum

235 Mill Ave S
Renton,WA98057United States
4252552330

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    October 2017

    Smith Cove – A Prohibition Era Shanty Town and its Diverse Residents

    October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
    Renton,WA98057United States
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    Free with Museum admission - $5/adults, $2/students and seniors

    Local archaeologist Dr. Alicia Valentino shares a look at a multicultural, low-income community circa the 1930s. Artifacts recovered demonstrate the continued presence of ethnic populations that were discouraged, if not forbidden, to reside within city limits, and their attempts to maintain their heritage using everyday materials.

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    What It Means to Be Human – What We Know About Our Ancient Predecessors

    October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
    Renton,WA98057United States
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    Free with admission to Museum - $5/adults, $2/students and children

    Llyn De Danaan explores our origins, what it means to be human, and examines recent finds that have altered our understanding of our past. What will it mean to be human in the future as new technologies challenge our own intelligence and hard-won skills? Courtesy of Humanities Washington.

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