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LOUIS SOUTHWORTH

By November 10, 2022November 10th, 2023No Comments

Renderings of the Newly Ordered Playground in the Colors Selected

Source: Facebook: City of Waldport

The play events include:

Tower and Activities:
Citadel Tower W/ 3D Panels 4′ Spiral Stairs
Bells 12″ 1 Sided
Orange Window 20″ 1 Sided Blue Window 20″ 1 Sided Roller Balls 20″ 2 Sided Answer Wheel
Bubble Mirror
Maze Wheel
Gizmo Panel Ada – 3 Gizmos Bel Dk Fun Seat
Nature Discovery Table
Hand Cycler
Megahorn
Barrier with Telescope
Contoured Panel
Counter Panel
Bubble Panel
3-in-a-Row Panel
Airlock Cog – Gadget Panel

Balancing Links:
Hex Pod Step (1′)
Hex Pod Step (2′)
Free Standing X-Pod Step Hex Pod
High Hopes 2-5 yr age Structure:
3′ Zip Slide
2′-6″ Zip Slide Wave Climber Bench Seat Bubble Panel Thunderring Window Panel 2 Crawl Tunnels Hand Cycler
2′ Ridge Climber
Climbers
2 Small Sprout Climbers Vessel (1-Way)
Splitter W/ Crag Climber Rock Climber
Ziggy Rail (Compact)
Jungle Vine Link
Rock Climber (Right Side)
Rock Climber (Right 45 Degrees) U-Frame W/Hex Net (Left Connection) The Hive (1-Way)
8′ Crazy Eight Climber
2′ Schooner Climber
Scramble Up (5′-6″ & 6′-0″)
Ridge Climber (Single)
Ergo Climber (4′-0″ & 4′-6″)
Sprout Climber
3’6″ – 4’0″ Whirlwind
Cliff Wall Climber
Erratic Climber 5’6″-6’6″
3′ Arch Climber
5′ Dna Climber
3′-0″ Overhead Climber Access Ladder Sloped Funnel Climber W/Barrier Spiral Step Climber (2′-0″ & 2’6″)
7’/8′ Double Bubble Climber
PS Sensory Wave Challenge Transfer 2′ Overhead Ladder Access Package

Overhead:
Ladder Loop Link
Therapeutic Rings
Upper Body Trainer
Chinning Bar
Straight Horizontal Loop Ladder Overhead Climber Access Ladders
Sensory Wave Rock N Raft with these sensors:
Flat Mirror 12″ 2S
Color Wheel 20″ 2S
Sensory Wave Climber with these sensors:
Bells 12″ 2S
Fun Mirror 12″ 1S Color Wheel 12″ 2S Pachinko 12″ 1S
Sensory Wave Panel with
Chimes Rain 12″ 2S
Sensory Wave Panel w/ stained glass
Green Window 12″ 1S
Sensory Wave Ramps with these sensors:
Hourglass 20″ 2S Hypentic Wheel 12″ 2S Spin Chimes 20″ 2S Fun Mirror 12″ 2S
Fun Mirror 12″ 1S

Slides:
3′ Double Rumble and Roll Slide 5′ Swerve Zip Slide
5′ Roller Slide
5′ Double Zip Slide
6′ Triple Wilderslide
8′ Double Twin Wilderslide with Spiral 6′ Wildertube “S” Slide
12′ Wildertube Tower Slide
12′ Spiral Slide

Want more? Where are the swing sets? Merry Go Rounds? Teeter Totters? This is just the start. We will be reaching out to folks to help us ADD to this playground in wonderful and inclusive ways. While many of the features are accessible, we recognize that this is simply stage one. Stage 2 will be building on this to add more accessible activities for kids and young adults. We needed to start somewhere.

Credits to OCTV (Oregon Coast TV) for this short video. Thank you Jeremy Burke & drone photographer Casey Felton.

Louis Southworth Sculpture by Pete Helzer

Press Release 

The City of Waldport honors Oregon Black Pioneer Louis Southworth with the construction of the new Louis Southworth Park in 2023.

We are thrilled to announce the arrival and unveiling of the Louis Southworth Bronze Sculpture created by artist Pete Hezler to Waldport!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th
Alsea Bay Bridge Visitor Center & Museum
320 NW Hwy. 101, Waldport, Oregon 97394
Noon to 4:00 P.M.

Louis Southworth On New Platform. Photo credit Jule Gilfillan/OPB

Sculptor Peter Helzer will be joined by city, county and state officials in an unveiling ceremony at 1:00 P.M. The sculpture will be placed at the Alsea Bay Bridge Visitor Center & Museum and remain until it can be permanently located at the new Louis Southworth Park sometime next Spring/Summer.

Food and beverage and live fiddle music will be featured and ALL ARE WELCOME!

Below are several links to learn more about this exciting project:

https://yachatsnews.com/waldport-wins-state-parks-grant/

https://www.oregonlive.com/history/2021/08/louis-southworth-slave-who-bought-his-freedom-and-homesteaded-near-oregon-coast-chosen-as-namesake-of-new-park.html

https://eugeneweekly.com/2022/11/03/heavens-musician/

https://www.petehelzer.com

THANK YOU JULE GILFILLAN FROM OPB FOR THE PHOTOS!

Louis Southworth Sculpture with its creator Pete Helzer

Below is the link to a video package produced by Ken Boddie of KOIN-TV Channel 6/Portland.  It aired Monday morning, 11/14/2022 morning and again on the evening.

Wonderful article from YachatsNews.com of the Southworth Park Groundbreaking:

Waldport stages ceremonial groundbreaking at Louis Southworth Park with the hope to begin work by late summer

Credits to OCTV (Oregon Coast TV) for this short video. Thank you Jeremy Burke & drone photographer Casey Felton.

Louis Southworth Sculpture by Pete Helzer

Press Release 

The City of Waldport honors Oregon Black Pioneer Louis Southworth with the construction of the new Louis Southworth Park in 2023.

We are thrilled to announce the arrival and unveiling of the Louis Southworth Bronze Sculpture created by artist Pete Hezler to Waldport!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th
Alsea Bay Bridge Visitor Center & Museum
320 NW Hwy. 101, Waldport, Oregon 97394
Noon to 4:00 P.M.

Louis Southworth On New Platform. Photo credit Jule Gilfillan/OPB

Sculptor Peter Helzer will be joined by city, county and state officials in an unveiling ceremony at 1:00 P.M. The sculpture will be placed at the Alsea Bay Bridge Visitor Center & Museum and remain until it can be permanently located at the new Louis Southworth Park sometime next Spring/Summer.

Food and beverage and live fiddle music will be featured and ALL ARE WELCOME!

Below are several links to learn more about this exciting project:

https://yachatsnews.com/waldport-wins-state-parks-grant/

https://www.oregonlive.com/history/2021/08/louis-southworth-slave-who-bought-his-freedom-and-homesteaded-near-oregon-coast-chosen-as-namesake-of-new-park.html

https://eugeneweekly.com/2022/11/03/heavens-musician/

https://www.petehelzer.com

THANK YOU JULE GILFILLAN FROM OPB FOR THE PHOTOS!

Louis Southworth Sculpture with its creator Pete Helzer

Below is the link to a video package produced by Ken Boddie of KOIN-TV Channel 6/Portland.  It aired Monday morning, 11/14/2022 morning and again on the evening.