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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, [...]
For the past week the interior of our house museum has been cast in the role of a brothel. The independent feature, “You Can’t Win” is based on the book of the same name published in 1926. Black’s autobiographical novel tracks his life on the road freight-hopping across the western United States and Canada, and [...]
The annual Snohomish Historical Society Parlour Tour will be held Sunday, December 11th from noon to 4pm
ED ANDERSON, GREAT GRANDSON OF WALTER P. BELL — SNOHOMISH CITY’S FIRST ATTORNEY — DONATES PAPERS AND PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE SNOHOMISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
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.”
Our dear friend, and Life Member, Bill Blake was sent off in proper style on his new adventure with a packed memorial service on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at Snohomish’s Presbyterian Church. Bill was born in the family home on Avenue H in 1921, and where he was living with his daughter Bonnie when he [...]