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LOSCHO Annual Meeting Jan 21st, 2017

November 21st, 2016 No comments

Our next all-members meeting is Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 10:00 AM to noon at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center in Stanwood. We welcome members old and new.  Hear about our projects and how you can help preserve and promote the heritage of Snohomish County communities and historic places and stories.

You won’t want to miss a demonstration of the power and gee-whizardry of the Historical Asset Inventory at the January meeting. Hopefully you will consider how you can both contribute to and benefit from this project and others.

LOSCHO Historical Places Inventory

LOSCHO Historical Places Inventory

Categories: Historic Preservation

LOSCHO Meetings

October 15th, 2016 Comments off

Meetings of the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations

Saturday, Nov 19th, 2016  /  10 a.m. – Noon

General Planning Meeting of All members and Board members
Stanwood Area History Museum (behind the D. O. Pearson House)
27108 102nd Ave N.W.
Stanwood Washington

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 /   10 a.m. – Noon
Annual Meeting and Elections of new officers.
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center (SAHS)
27108 102nd Ave N. W.
Stanwood WA 98292
New members welcome, please join us! This is a great opportunity to share information about your recent programs and projects with each other. Come prepared to speak briefly about your latest activities and successes.  For more information, contact current President Kevin Stadler or Vice President Karen Prasse

Volunteer for our LOSCHO Historic Inventory Mapping Project

 

2016 Community Heritage Grant Recipients

May 15th, 2016 Comments off
  1. Alderwood Manor Heritage Association Project: —Historic Interpretive Project Now and Then: Lynnwood – Alderwood Manor Grant Award: $1,716
  2. City of Arlington Project: —Historic Interpretive Project Grant Award: $5,333
  3. Edmonds South Snohomish County Historical Society Project: —Collections Stewardship Project Grant Award: $4,507
  4. Friends of the Everett Public Library Project: —Restoration of Historic Ted Jacobsen Mural Grant Award: $5,500
  5. Monroe Historical Society —Project: Historic Newspaper Digitization Grant Award: $4,220
  6. Sky Valley Arts Council —Project: Restoration of the Startup Gym Grant Award: $10,000
  7. Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association —Project: Red Work Historical Quilt Grant Award: $1,651

More about the Snohomish County Heritage Commission here

The Basics of Historical Research October 10th

September 28th, 2015 Comments off

October is Archives month, and you are invited to attend a free workshop!

 The Basics of Historical Research 9:00 AM – Noon
October 10 in Stanwood at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
October 24 in Bellevue and Bellingham

The Basics of Historical Research is for teachers, students, beginning genealogists, and others interested in exploring the past. You’ll get practical advice and learn the basic steps for gathering the information that you will need to investigate and interpret a historical topic for a museum exhibit, class project, community celebration, curriculum enrichment, research article, History Day, a classroom based assessment (CBA), or personal historical interest.
This class will cover:

  • What primary sources are—and aren’t
  • What historical sources are—and how to use them
  • How to use the library system
  • How to use archival collections
  • How to find and use reliable online resources
  • How to properly cite your sources
  • How to use information from different sources

Seating is limited, so be sure to REGISTER NOW AT http://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/RecordsManagement/TrainingSignup.aspx .
Scroll down to Oct 10 or Oct 24.  Select the site and click on the “Register” button.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Saunders at the Puget Sound Regional Archives.
Michael S. Saunders
Regional Archivist
Mike.saunders@sos.wa.gov
425-564-3950

The J. S. White Story – Snohomish Architect of the city’s many historic buildings.

May 27th, 2015 Comments off

EVENT ONEJ.S. White Snohomish Architect Slide program May 30

Slide Show Presentation by Seattle Architectural Photographer Otto Greule and Snohomish History Writer Warner Blake

WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2015 | 2 – 3:30p
WHERE: Everett Public Library | 2707 Hoyt | Auditorium
COST: Free
WHAT: Photographer Otto Greule will show and talk about his process photographing historic architecture with a sample selection from his work in Snohomish since 2009; while Warner will provide the historical context and an overall explanation of the project to document J.S. White’s work in frontier Snohomish.

The J.S. White Story: Photography by Otto Greule

Project Background Info: Herald Story, October 2014 by Andrea Brown

EVENT TWO – Guided Tour

WHAT: Guided Walking Tour of J. S. White’s 19th Century Snohomish with Warner Blake
WHEN: Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 2 – 3:30p
WHERE: Snohomish Library | 311 Maple Avenue | Meet in the lobby
COST: $10 Suggest Donation (no reservations, prepare to walk about a mile)
WHAT: Back by popular demand: A mile long loop walk to view the structures photographed by Otto; plus, those not ready for “prime time!” Experience the town as J.S. White’s family did — on foot!

Can’t make it? Free Self-Guided Walking Tour

Warner Blake | 206.914.4075
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