The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission plays host to a ceremony with lawmakers and friends to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Washington State Parks system. The Legislature created the State Board of Park Commissioners on March 19, 1913.
Who: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Washington State Parks Foundation, Gov. Jay Inslee, legislators, past commissioners, partners and friends.
What: 100th birthday ceremony
When: 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 19
Where: State Reception Room, State Capitol Legislative Building, Olympia
Why: Commemoration of State Parks’ 100th birthday, recognition of officials