Archive for the 'Museums' Category

Save the Date –Saturday March 17th, 2012 9 am – 3 pm Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center   27130 102nd Ave NW    Stanwood WA The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations Board has decided to expand its traditional Malstrom Awards Luncheon to include more opportunities for sharing ideas on history projects in and around Snohomish County. Volunteers, […]

Special Introduction from Margaret Riddle — Decades in the planning, Tulalip’s Hibulb Cultural Center opened on Friday August 19, 2011 to Tribal members and invited guests and to the general public on the 20th and 21st.  My husband and I attended on Saturday with Snohomish County Museum Director Barbara George and, simply said, the museum […]

This summer its easy to make several days of visiting the many local museums in Snohomish County!  The variety of the ways history is being made alive will impress you.  Bring your questions and your family to learn about the history of your community and the surrounding ones. Download a copy of the Snohomish County […]

Preservation Week 2011 has brought us many examples of how to save our treasures – both those help by families and by our community museums.   I’ve added a link to a Nebraska’s PBS website with several excellent, short, easily viewed videos on problems facing our small museums.  Note also the excellent articles written by experts […]

Our Historical Society Museums and Genealogical societies are our communities scrapbooks and antique collections – most of what is there is being preserved and in storage waiting for the appropriate exhibit or program to be featured. And managing all of this is complicated. Congratulations to the Monroe Historical Society for winning the grant for a […]