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Let’s Go To Luna Park: An Interview and film screening with Paul Moyes

Save the date! The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is delighted to announce “Let’s Go to Luna Park: An Interview and Film Screening with Paul Moyes,” which will be held live via Zoom on Wednesday, June 30 at 6:00 PM. Earlier this year local filmmaker Paul Moyes released the documentary “Let’s Go To Luna Park,” which…

From Stonewall to Seattle: The History of Pride on the Duwamish Peninsula and Beyond

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is delighted to announce “From Stonewall to Seattle: The History of Pride on the Duwamish Peninsula and Beyond” a live Zoom presentation and panel discussion on Thursday, June 17 at 6:00 PM. Join us for a brief historical presentation discussing the history of Pride and LGBTQIA+ community and culture nationally…

June 10 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a historically-based speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting Julia Harrison for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 PM. Harrison will deliver a presentation entitled, “Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar.” Registration is required. When…

Pressing the System: How Newsprint Won Women the Right to Vote

Votes for Women Volume 1, Issue 11 WATCH NOW The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is delighted to announce “Pressing the System: How Newsprint Won Women the Right to Vote” a live Zoom presentation and panel discussion on Thursday, May 27 at 6:00 PM. Join us for a presentation discussing suffragist Katherine Smith’s utilization of newsprint…

Save the Dates for the Reopening of the Log House Museum

Opening Day is on its way! The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is thrilled to announce that our beloved Log House Museum will be reopening to the public on Friday, May 21st 2021 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. From White Center to Delridge, South Park to Alki, we love being stewards of your local history. Visit…

1st Annual Youth Writing Contest: Award Ceremony

Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s 1st  History Writing Contest: Award Ceremony The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is pleased to announce a virtual Award Ceremony honoring the winners of our first annual Youth Writing Contest. Join us for a live Zoom program on Friday, May 7th at 6:00 PM to celebrate our winners Lillian Stowell, Elliott Neves,…

Support the Historical Society through GiveBig 2021

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is excited to announce we are participating in GiveBig 2021. Best of all, early giving opens today! Over the past year your generosity created enriching experiences for our community and sustained inspiring efforts to preserve and promote our history. From digital exhibits, programs, and home tours, to our first ever youth…

1st Annual Youth Writing Contest: Middle School Winner

Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s 1st  History Writing Contest Congratulations! The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is thrilled to announce that Elliott Neves is the middle school winner of our first annual Youth Writing Contest. Read the essay “We’re Still Here” below. “We’re Still Here” By Elliott Neves Cecile Hansen, chairwoman of the Duwamish tribal council and…

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