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70th Anniversary of the Manhattan Project

  • Posted On: August 10, 2012 9:35 AM
  • Posted By: Jordan Youngs
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This Monday marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Manhattan Project.B Reactor

Participate in a full day of events as U.S. Representative Doc Hastings and other distinguished leaders address the community at the Richland Public Library at 11 a.m. Hastings will speak about legislation to create a Manhattan Project National Park Unit. Other scheduled speakers include Major Rodney Baker, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers; Maynard Plahuta, B Reactor Museum Association; Pam Larson, Hanford Communities; and Matt McCormick, Richland Operations Office Site Manager.

Also take a tour of the B Reactor, see special displays at the CREHST Museum and indulge in specials at Atomic Ale Brew Pub in Richland.

Here is a full list of the day's events:

11:00am Richland Library - Join U.S. Representative Doc Hastings, Major Rodney Baker, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and other community leaders for a celebration of Hanford's contributions to the success of the Manhattan Project. Learn about legislation now making its way through Congress to establish the Manhattan Project National Park.

8:00am to 2:30pm - Visit the B Reactor Tour Center at 2000 Logston Blvd in Richland, WA 99354 to learn about the the B Reactor and the communities of Hanford and White Bluffs.

10:00am to 5:00 pm - Visit the CREHST Museum at 95 Lee Blvd. in Richland, WA to learn about the alphabet houses built for the Hanford workforce and see the special exhibit about "Hanford the Manhattan Project and the Cold War Era"

Visit Atomic Ale Brewpub & Eatery to enjoy their specials on their Reactor Core Pizza, B Reactor Brownies, handcrafted ales and other specialty dishes.


Comments 1


really great project

Posted By jack | 02/28/2013 12:40 AM