The Everett Museum of History held our Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 19th at the Everett Elks Lodge. In addition to our annual report and election of officers, we featured a special presentation by Linda Ehman on the Rucker brothers who were early entrepreneurs who helped to found the city of Everett.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!