Waltz Building, Snohomish Washington

Waltz Building, Snohomish, Washington

Nominations are closed but click here for the Malstrom Award Nominees 2015 (pdf).

The Malstrom Award Luncheon to celebrate historic preservation projects, programs and publications of 2015 will be Saturday, March 19th at noon once again at the Waltz Building.

Please join us for this great annual get together and program.

  • Noon:  Luncheon – Lasagna, Green Salad, French Bread and Dessert.
    The Luncheon will be $30;  Catered by Collectors Choice.
    Reservations and prepayment are required for the luncheon by March 14th (not the tour), please contact us.
    If you do not receive a reservation form in the mail,  Click here (pdf) Or email me and I will send you one.
  • 1:00 p.m. ~ Malstrom Award 2015 Presentations
  • 1:15 p.m   ~ Guest Speakers : Seattle Architectural Photographer Otto Greule and Snohomish History Writer Warner Blake

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

Photographer Otto Greule will show and talk about the photographing of the historic architecture with a sample selection from his work in Snohomish since 2009.  Warner will provide the historical context and an overall explanation of the project to document J.S. White’s work in frontier Snohomish. And of course J.S. White has his own Facebook page!

After talk there will be a Guided Walking Tour of J. S. White’s 19th Century Snohomish with Warner Blake. It will include 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!
If you can’t join us for the walking tour, here is the pdf handout for it.

Meeting dates for 2016

November 22, 2015

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

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.
Thanks,
Karen Prasse
Vice President
League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations
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Two great nominations were submitted for the 2014 Malstrom Award.  Each represented the two categories for submission so each won.  They were announced and celebrated on Saturday March 14th.  The awards acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field of Snohomish County history.
Please see the comments (pdf) by Lisa Hill Festa the League’s Technical Advisor.

Alderwood Manor Heritage Association and the Lowell Civic Association were both winners:

Gail Chism of the Lowell Civic Association accept the award for the Publication 150 Years of Lowell History which she wrote with co-author Karen Redfield.

Gail Chism of the Lowell Civic Association accepts the award for the Publication “150 Years of Lowell History” which she wrote with co-author Karen Redfield. [Click the photo for more info]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Stadler and Cherie Ryan accepted the award for the Alderwood Manor Heritage Assn for their newly designed website.

Kevin Stadler and Cherie Ryan accepted the award on behalf of the Alderwood Manor Heritage Assn for their newly designed website. Click the picture to open the website representing the wide range of projects and programs this well organized group has accomplished.