Abstract

Current President of the Board of Cascade Locks Association discusses the beginnings of Cascade Park in the 1980's. Fundraising and committee efforts, and membership growth. Highlights Mustill store, rehabbing, and historical choices made around canal. Ideas for current and future development projects are listed. School, local business, and community involvement are vital to success. Efforts to bring people to park. Discusses fundraising efforts and how project has changed since he began. Park development and usage has led to rebirth in Akron.

Creator

January, Phil (interviewee)

Creator

Nigro, Tony (interviewer)

Project

Rivers Roads and Rails 2008

Date

6-24-2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

50 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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