South King County Rivers Tour

  • By Alan Stein and Chris Goodman
  • Posted 11/22/2001
  • Essay 7058

Welcome to the Rivers in Time tour of the South King County river system. Since the arrival of King County's first white settlers in 1851, the White, Green, Black and Duwamish rivers have undergone many changes. The natural flow of water was altered to halt flooding, and this in turn altered the course of development throughout the region. This guided tour offers historical snapshots of major communities, events, and structures along the river.

Click on any circled location for its story as you travel through this River in Time.

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