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By Bert Smith
Them Dam Writers online 2020 

Crown Point Vista, a forgotten dream

 

Last updated 6/24/2020 at 8:44am

In 1946, a state park at Crown Point was proposed to attract tourists to the Northwest and Grand Coulee Dam. That initial park design showed a 320- by 220-foot state relief model and exhibition building, along with a 500-foot aluminum tower equipped with an elevator and topped with a rotating searchlight; estimated to cost $2 million. Work to build a road to Crown Point began in 1950 and the pa...



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