Category: history

emoh@home – Food & Drink

Minted Grapefruit-Juice Cocktail by Chase Dermott, Education & Public Programs Manager If you’re anything like me, this summer heat has you asking yourself how hungry you really are. Is it worth firing up the oven? Could we just eat sandwiches? The idea of spending…

emoh@home – Food & Drink

Buckeye Caramel Cake by Chase Dermott, Education & Public Programs Manager After the savory baked tomatoes we started with, our series was begging for a dessert! I returned to my muse, Pull Together: A Gift from the Merchants of Everett to the Newlyweds to…

emoh@home – Food & Drink

Baked Tomatoes and Green Olives by Chase Dermott, Education & Public Programs Manager If you take a walk through the archives of the Everett Museum of History, you’ll find thousands of artifacts that grab your attention and teach you something about Everett’s dynamic history….

What’s in the Collection?

You might be wondering what these two pieces are and why the Museum would collect them? These are two pieces of slag  found by a local homeowner on his property that borders the original location of the Puget Sound and Alaska Powder Company Mill…

What’s in the Collection?

Leather account book, The First National Bank of Everett, Washington

What’s in the Collection?

Pair of  metal ice skates, ca. 1900.

What’s in the Collection?

Worked maroon  leather women’s glove case, ca. 1890.

What’s in the Collection?

This unique and rare collapsible, metal, lidded cup was produced by the Great Northern Railway.  Running from St. Paul, Minnesota to Seattle, Washington, it was the northernmost transcontinental route in the United States. It was also the only privately funded, by James J. Hill,…

What’s in the Collection?

Beautiful embroidered detail on ca. 1925 black silk gloves in the Museum’s collection.

What’s in the Collection?

This beautiful wooden polyphon disc music box and discs, dating from the late 1800s, was donated by one of the founders of the museum.

Artifact of the Week

Diagonal twined and coiled Snake Dance wall hanging basket with butterfly iconography Rabbitbrush, sumac, natural dyes ca. 1900, North America The Hopi are a sovereign nation in Northeastern Arizona and have lived in the same area for thousands of years (and hold the record…

Artifact of the Week

Handmade lacquered leather lidded box with crosshatch embroidered design. leather, cured hide, lacquer, natural dyes ca. 1800, North America Sometimes an object comes into the collection and we don’t have a lot of information on its provenance (history), maker, or even age. This unusual…