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Ballard locks  (bl)  

Ballard locks (bl)

Info board. (Location A on the map. ) The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, aka the Ballard Locks, which opened in 1917, provide a boat link between the salt water of Puget Sound & the fresh water of the Ship Canal, which in turn connects eastward to Lake Union & Lake Washington. More info:
Seattle 2010 - Ballard District, Ballard Locks, Fishermen's Terminal

May 17th 2015
Ballard is an historic neighborhood located in the NW part of Seattle. Its main landmark is the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (known locally as the "Ballard Locks"). The city of Ballard officially (but reluctantly) became part of Seattle in May 1907. Ballard has been the traditional center of Seattle's ethnically Scandinavian seafaring community who were drawn to the area because of the salmon fishing ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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