Category Archives: History Programs & Events

History Programs sponsored by Snohomish County Heritage Organizations

Save the Date!

Save the date:

2018 Malstrom Heritage Awards Luncheon
Saturday, March 17, 2018
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Marysville Museum
6805 Armar Road
Marysville, WA  98270

Heritage Awards Winner

James Cuthill with Malstrom Award: Photo: Courtesy Lita Sheldon

James Cuthill with Malstrom Award; Photo: Courtesy Lita Sheldon

We had a wonderful gathering of historians Saturday (Mar 18) at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center in Stanwood in spite of the driving rain.

Representatives from all of our Heritage organizations met to share ideas and learn more about each other projects.  Once again this year the projects were amazing efforts of research and interpretation and all worthy of recognition.
Our judge this year, Fred Poyner IV, of the Nordic Heritage Museum felt that the winner best met our criteria and stood out was the historical novel:
*Sawdust Empire* by J. D. Howard (James Cuthill)

Historical novel featuring the mystery and various perspectives on the 1916 Everett Massacre and shingle weavers union strike. It also tells the story of the timber industry of the day and life in Snohomish County at the time.


Sawdust Empire by J. D. Howard (James Cuthill)

See our Facebook page for more info.
Copies available through Amazon.
Also Available at your Sno-Isle library or the Everett Public Library

Heritage Awards Potluck Luncheon – March 18

Join us for the 2016 Heritage Awards at our special potluck luncheon on Saturday, March 18.

Mark your calendar and plan on attending.  Nominations for 2016 are listed here.

Noon, Saturday, March 18, 2017
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
27130 – 102nd Ave NW
Stanwood, WA  98292

This year’s program features Dr. Jesse Kennedy, retired Cultural Resource Historian for the North Cascades National Park.

The Awards presentations will begin about 12:30 pm
Followed by the program at 1 pm
There is no cost, except for bringing a potluck side dish/dessert to share with others. The LOSCHO Board will bring a variety of main dishes and provide water, coffee, and tea.


The Way We Played
Seventy Five Years of Recreation in the Mountains of the North Cascades
The mountains of the North Cascade Range are rugged, challenging, and demand the most out of the hardy pioneers who fought to make a living in them.  Hard working people, yes, but they also played…Join Historian Jesse Kennedy to view historic images that convey the story of recreation in this hard landscape

Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
27130 102nd Drive
Stanwood Washington