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.
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
Please join us for the next League meeting. All history advocates and heritage organizations are welcome. Agenda to be announced but will include updates of latest projects. Bring ideas and share your latest programs and events.
LOSCHO Meeting – Saturday September 24th 10:00 AM at the new Marysville museum.
Address: 6805 ARMAR ROAD near JENNINGS PARK in MARYSVILLE
Our next quarterly meeting will be Monday April 18th at 10 a.m. at the Lake Stevens Community Center.
The Community Center is located at 1808 Main Street, next door to Lake Stevens City Hall.
The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations’ mission of the past 30 years has brought together local historians, genealogists, and those interested in all aspects historic preservation from buildings to antiques to photographs to family histories. We have become good friends and shared many successful to publications, preserved many buildings, and discovered many great stories and photographs. We are hoping that there may be more people interested in continuing this tradition. Please join us for our next events and meetings.
Waltz Building, Snohomish, Washington
Our annual meeting will be Saturday January 23rd 2016 at the Waltz Building at 10 a.m. We will have a short business meeting to elect officers followed by a program featuring the new presentation on the Historical Asset Inventory which has identified 14,000 potentially historic buildings in the County and conducted windshield surveys to focus in on the best opportunities.
Traditionally we have also hosted an annual award luncheon to celebrate the Malstrom Award for outstanding historic preservation projects. We will be having this luncheon on March 19th, also at the Waltz Building. More information on the luncheon will be announced soon.
League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations
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