Issaquah History Museums presents the story of ‘Bad Ben Legg’ on July 13

July 12, 2013

NEW — 6 p.m. July 12, 2013

The past of every community is enriched by fascinating individuals who actively participated in events that had a lasting impact.

Issaquah is no exception. Join Issaquah History Museums’ director Erica Maniez for a colorful tale of such a person from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 in the historic Train Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.

On March 28, 1920, Ben Legg had reportedly been drinking moonshine when he grabbed his gun and set out after his neighbor, Tom Hall. By the end of the day, shots had been fired, Legg was in jail and a Seattle Times headline blared, “Bad Ben Legg Has An Aim That Matches His Heart!”

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History Museums presents the story of ‘Bad Ben Legg’

July 9, 2013

The past of every community is enriched by fascinating individuals who actively participated in events that had a lasting impact.

Issaquah is no exception. Join Issaquah History Museums’ director Erica Maniez for a colorful tale of such a person from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 in the historic Train Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.

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