Mrs. E. C. Ferguson was born Lucetta Gertrude Morgan in 1849 in Iowa and settled with her family in Olympia, Washington Territory when she was only 11 years old. Eight years later, she met and married E. C. Ferguson, who was serving as a legislator. Together they named and laid-out the city of Snohomish along […]
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Posted in News on Nov 30th, 2013
Tour Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013. 12 pm — 4 pm Please join us for a stroll through some lovely homes, decorated for the holidays and ready to welcome you! Gather up your friends and family members, grab a hot beverage, and come spend an afternoon wandering through parlours. Whether you’re looking to cultivate some […]
Please join us on Sunday, September 15, 2013 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, please […]
Posted in News on May 27th, 2013
Trudy (Wood) Stack (1916-2013) was born in Snohomish, in the front bedroom of the home her father built at 404 Avenue C. The family moved to Seattle a couple years later, but Trudy continued to visit since her sister Ruth taught at Snohomish High School for many years. Married to Harold Stack, who survives her, 70 years […]
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.