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Heritage Award Winners Announced

This year’s Malstrom Heritage Awards Luncheon at the wonderful new Marysville Museum, held March 17, 2018, honored the Marysville Historical Society (Project) and the Mukilteo Historical Society (Publication).

The Marysville Museum is an exciting new facility to discover local history. The Marysville Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, preservation and display of all items relating to the history of the Greater Marysville area. The group’s president, Ken Cage, was honored for leading the newly constructed museum near Jennings Memorial Park. The 8,000-square-foot building features a main exhibit room, meeting rooms, kitchen, smaller exhibit areas and an upstairs office.
Read the Herald article from June 2017.

Dr. Margaret Robe Summitt accepted the award for the Mukilteo group. Their outstanding work to produce guidebook “Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery: Honoring Our History” includes GPS coordinates throughout the cemetery.
Resources:
Read the
Herald article from August 2017.
Download the Map of Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery (PDF).

Other 2017 Nominees:

On the Trail of Richard Roesiger: A Pioneer’s Life in the Pacific Northwest
Submitted by the Lake Roesiger Homeowners Association

City of Everett: 125th Anniversary Edition 2018 Calendar
Submitted by Historic Everett
Still available on their website or J. Matheson’s Gifts on Colby Ave.

Heritage Events & Education

June 16 – Unveiling of the first Barn Quilt” board, 10:30 at Biringers Farm, 21412 59th Ave NE, Arlington (425.259.0255). See the Herald article about the Barn Quilt Trail.
 
June 24 – Tulalip Tribes: Telling Our Stories, 2:00 pm, Everett Public Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. For more information, call 425.257.8000 or visit www.epls.org/125
June 30 – Evergreen Cemetery Walking Tour by Historic Everett
4504 Broadway, Everett/South Gate Reception Office
10:30am light brunch, 11:00am walking tour begins.
Join author Gene Fosheim as we look into the lives of some of Everett’s most influential people and share stories of the area’s rich heritage. Approx 90 minutes. Lots of parking available. $5 suggested donation.
July 28 – Monroe Historic Homes Tour, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, starting at the Monroe Historic Museum, 207 E. Main Street, Monroe. For more information, call (360) 217-7223 or visit www.monroehistoricalsociety.org.

July 26, August 9, 16, 23 – Everett Waterfront History Boat Tours
Presented by 
Historic Everett and Port of Everett
To sign-up, call the Jetty Island reservation line at 425.257.8304. Meet at Jetty Landing, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive.
Enjoy a cruise around the Everett peninsula including part of the Snohomish River with commentary by local Everett historians and Port staff.

Ongoing Heritage Activities

Immediate and on-going until June 29 – Historic Cemetery Grants, DAHP (Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation) is accepting applications to request funding through the new Historic Cemetery Grant program. For moreinformation visit  DAHP Historic Cemetery Grant Program webpage or contact Julianne Patterson at (206) 624-9449 or via email at jpatterson@preservewa.org.
Immediate and on-going – Mukilteo Walking Tour – read or listen as you walk around the Mukilteo Lighthouse Park using any internet device (smart phone, tablet, laptop). Access the tour from the website www.mukilteowalkingtour.com. Contact Don Saul at 425.530.9491 or dsaul@mukilteohistorical.org for info.
Immediate and on-going – Northwest Genealogy Conference 2018 registration is now open for the August 15-18 conference. The conference, organized by the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, will be held at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School (18821 Crown Ridge Blvd, Arlington). https://stillygen.org/cpage.php?pt=50
Immediate and on-going. Free training to Jump-Start Your Grants Successyour 3-part video training, any time, at your own pace. The Community Foundation of Snohomish County, Washington Nonprofits, and GrantsMagic U are partnering the training.  http://www.grantsmagic.org/cf-sc
Immediate and on-going until June 29 – Historic Cemetery Grants, DAHP (Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation) is accepting applications to request funding through the new Historic Cemetery Grant program. For moreinformation visit  DAHP Historic Cemetery Grant Program webpage or contact Julianne Patterson at (206) 624-9449 or via email at jpatterson@preservewa.org.