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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Old Ivar's Billboards Discovered Under Water

An Ivar's sign is hoisted out of Puget Sound on August 21, 2009. Ivar's President Bob Donegan says that Seattle author Paul Dorpat is writing a book about Ivar Haglund. In his research, Dorpat found maps of Puget Sound that indicated various locations of possible underwater billboards. Donegan acknowledged rumors of Haglund being a forward thinker and believed submarines to be a viable mode of travel. These billboards would advertise Ivar's restaurants for such travelers. Divers have been inspecting the sites marked on the rediscovered maps in Haglund's archives and will.

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