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MAILBOX SCULPTURE: A Symbol of Community

Updated: Mar 14, 2019

This sculpture is an important element of The Memorial. The cluster of mailboxes is a reminder and a symbol of the community centered around SR 530, C Post Road and Steelhead Drive that was lost to the slide. Artist Louise McDowell has been commissioned to create the piece. Pictured here: top- a photo of the mailboxes before the slide; bottom- a model of the sculpture in progress.

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On March 22, 2014 at 10:37 am the single deadliest landslide in United States history occurred along SR 530 near Oso, Washington. The slide engulfed an entire community, taking the lives of 43 souls. The Slide Memorial will commemorate and educate about the lives lost, a community destroyed, the first responder's  and rescuer's heroic efforts, the grief and resilience of the survivors, and the geological event itself.


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