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Posted on: January 16, 2014

[ARCHIVED] - Cold War Connection: Free Program Exposes Issaquah's Past -

For most people, the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union was about a distant threat looming overseas.

For Issaquah, it was in our backyard.

Learn about Cougar Mountain’s Cold War missile base at a program presented by the Issaquah History Museums. The free event is at 11 a.m. Jan. 18, 2014, at the Issaquah Train Depot, 78 First Ave. N.E.

Discover Issaquah's history of technology and learn more about Cougar Mountain’s importance in protecting the United States from foes abroad. See a life-sized model of one of the Nike Ajax missiles that once stood sentinel on Cougar Mountain.

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