Pub Night Talk: How the Lady Lex Lit Up Tacoma

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

William Lokey - Pub Night Talk

Pub Night Talks, a free monthly lecture, is cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins, featuring university and community experts. Topics have ranged from butterflies to black holes. 

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 7 - 8:30pm, William Lokey will speak on "How the Lady Lex Lit Up Tacoma” Doors open at 6 p.m.  

Haynes’ Hall, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell. 

After a drought left little water behind two dams for Tacoma Power in 1929, the USS Lexington supplied electricity to help keep the lights on in the city. 
William Lokey tells a story of good intentions, bureaucracy, city rivalry, politics and improvisational problem solving.

Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Seating: first come, first served. Talk followed by Q/A. 


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