Programs & Events

Join the Everett Museum of History for our Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 19th from 2:00 – 4:00pm at the Everett Elks Lodge. In addition to our annual report and election of officers, we will have a special presentation by Linda Ehman on the Rucker brothers who were early entrepreneurs who helped to found the city of Everett.

ANNUAL RECOGNITION EVENT

Everett Museum of History honored the Woman’s Book Club at its fundraising event on April 25, 2019, to celebrate the Club’s 125-year history of service to Everett.  Local historians Roberta Jonnet and Larry O’Donnell told the story of the club’s founding and accomplishments through the years.  Special thanks to emcee Bob Drewel and event sponsors The Newland Family, Idamae Schack and Coastal Community Bank.


From left to right: Bob Drewel, Bill DeGroodt, India Civey (President of the WBC), Myrna Overstreet, Barb George, and Roberta Jonnet

HAUNTED WALKING TOUR PODCAST

Everett Museum of History hosted a haunted walking tour podcast in conjunction with the Downtown Everett Association’s Halloween trick-or-treating event on October 31st, 2018. You can still check out the podcast and follow the ghost stories from the downtown Everett core. Sponsorships for this event included Sno-Isle Food Co-op. Read more about the program at the Everett Herald.

SCAVENGER HUNT

To Celebrate Everett’s 125th Birthday
Everett Transit Center
June 2, 2018
 
To kick-off the celebration for Everett’s big 125th birthday, we will be hosting a scavenger hunt with prizes at the official City of Everett event at the Everett Transit Center. Guests will be able to pick up a scavenger hunt worksheet at our booth that will ask questions that can be answered by checking out all the booths at the event, most of which will have historic photos and/or literature available. Completed worksheets will be eligible to enter a drawing for prizes. The event will include something for everyone including a touch a truck opportunity and other fun activities. Come out and celebrate the City’s 125th birthday!!
 

EVERETT’S 125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: EVERETT’S EARLY YEARS

Everett Public Library, Auditorium
July 22, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 PM 

Local historian Jack O’Donnell will bring Everett’s early years to life through photos and stories. Learn about our boomtown beginnings in 1890s – the big businesses, churches, bars, and individuals that built our community. See which buildings remain from Everett’s earliest days and learn about the ones that no longer exist, as our city has grown and changed dramatically since 1893. Everett Museum of History staff will also be on-hand to showcase amazing artifacts dating back to Everett’s earliest days. This event is part of the City of Everett’s 125thanniversary celebration during the summer of 2018. Co-sponsored with Historic Everett and the Everett Public Library Northwest Room.

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: IMAGINING EVERETT’S FUTURE

Everett Public Library
August 19, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Join us in a celebration of Everett’s past, present, and future as we seal up our 2018 time capsule, to be opened in 50 years. The time capsule will include postcards featuring the stories, poems, art, and memories contributed by our community members all summer long. Everett Museum of History staff will share stories from Everett’s past about the many ways our community has imagined its future. This event is part of the City of Everett’s 125th anniversary celebration during the summer of 2018. Co-sponsored with the Everett Public Library Northwest Room.

BEYOND THE MUSEUM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PRESERVING YOUR HEIRLOOMS

Everett Museum of History Annual Meeting
Snohomish County PUD Building, Commission Meeting Room

May 20, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

The Everett Museum of History’s curatorial staff will be presenting at our annual meeting on best practices for preserving personal heirlooms. We’ll highlight some of the causes of deterioration and then talk in more depth about the preservation do’s and don’ts for common materials including photographs, videos, albums, and clothing. We’ll finish up with some tips on capturing oral interviews so you can preserve those special memories too. Come learn how you can preserve your heirlooms just like the museum!

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