Please join us on Sunday, September 21 2014 12-5:00 as we tour some amazing homes and meet their gracious owners! Have you ever walked or driven through Snohomish and wondered about the history of some of our “gems?” Whether you grew up in Snohomish or we are fortunate to welcome you for just a day, […]
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The Annual Snohomish Historical Society Home Tour will be held Sunday, September 16th from noon to 5pm. General admission tickets cost $15.00. Adults over 62 and children under 12 receive a discounted rate of $12.00. Tickets are now available for purchase at Kusler’s Pharmacy and Gifts, Annie’s on First, McDaniel’s Do-it Center, Speckeled Hen and […]
Eleanor Leight with the second Chinese Dragon puppet head The first puppet head wore out. So Bill Jack built another one, now on exhibit at the Blackman House Museum’s Gallery — along with costumes, props and photos galore! Besides, the first one was to big. Eleanor tells the hysterical story of her oldest son, Steven, […]
The first show in the new Snohomish High Performing Arts Center for Eleanor and her troupe of tap dancers, comedians, even one opera singer, will be her last. Follow this link to the story in the Daily Herald. And follow this link to the learn more about the documentary. The Snohomish Historical Society’s 34th annual variety show, […]
Wednesday, March 16th | 7p | Waltz Building This meeting is for You! Please join fellow Snohomish Historical Society members for a presentation on the historic Carnegie Library project. Come hear about the current plans and future use of Snohomish’s own gem presented by Melody Clemons, president of the Snohomish Carnegie Education Center. You won’t want to […]
I couldn’t help wonder while turning the thick pages of the recently acquired Edith Blackman Album — what would have happened to this priceless treasure of local history if our Society and its archives did not exist?
Joan Curtis, historian and author of “Town on the Sound” the history of Steilacoom, traveled to Snohomish on Sunday to participate in the discussion and exhibition titled, “E. C. Ferguson in Steilacoom, 1858-59.”
CLICK ON THE ARROW to begin a 11 minute documentary about the letter Snohomish resident, Jeff Starr, left behind on his computer, which was intended for his girl friend if he should not return from his third deployment to Iraq. “LetterHome” is the title Jeff used for the message found on his laptop computer several […]
Eleanor Leight taking care of details at Emerson School as the days countdown to opening night of the 31st Annual Variety Show on Thursday, May 7th. Tickets may be hard to come by, so you may need to sign up as an usher and see the show for free! We still need volunteers for the […]
Writer, naturalist and teacher Frances Wood spoke on Sunday, February 15, about her book “Down to Camp: A History of Summer Folk on Whidbey Island”. Frances is related to the Blackmans who lived in our historic home. Her great-grandmother was Nina Blackman, a cousin to Hycranus Blackman who hired her to teach school in Snohomish […]