In partnership with the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum, Burien’s Highline Heritage Museum will acknowledge the fearless women who have made local history while displaying original artifacts from the Miss Burien Hydroplane.
Drivers like Brenda Jones, Valerie Wilson, Kayleigh Perkins and others, or Hall of Famers like Fran Muncey will be profiled.
This exhibit will continue through January, 2024.
Here’s a video profile of Cindy Shirley, the female crew chief for the HomeStreet Bank hydroplane:
And here’s an interview with retired hydro driver Valerie Wilson:
More info here: