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Log House Museum Open in December by Appointment

Happy holidays! The Log House Museum will be open by appointment only for the month of December. Details for making an appointment are below. Appointments to visit the Log House Museum are available from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Friday-Sunday starting December 3rd, 2021. To make an appointment please email museum@loghousemusem.org by Wednesday of the…

December 8: Join us for our Annual SWSHS Member Meeting!

Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, December 8 at 6:00 PM for our Annual Member Meeting when we vote in new board members, look back on 2021, and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Registration is required. Please register by completing the form below. The Zoom link to the session will be emailed on the…

November 11 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: Decoding Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces

WATCH NOW ‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting Jim Rupp for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, November 11 at 6:00 PM. Rupp will deliver a presentation entitled “Decoding Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces.” Registration is required. No other…

Vaccination Verification

As a friendly reminder, starting today, Monday, October 25, 2021, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society will require proof of vaccination (or a negative test within 72 hours) for all visitors to the Log House Museum who are 12 years and older. This requirement is in compliance with King County’s mandate. Face coverings are still required in…

Save the Date for our 2021 Friendship Auction: November 2 to November 5

Save the Dates for the Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s 2021 Digital Friendship Auction Online Auction Tuesday, November 2 to Friday, November 5 The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is pleased to announce that this year our annual fundraising auction will be held as a silent auction online from Tuesday, November 2, through Friday, November 5. We…

Spirit Returns 2.0: A Duwamish and Settler Story

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society, in partnership with the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, is thrilled to announce a new dual-hosted exhibit. Spirit Returns 2.0: A Duwamish and Settler Story opens to the public on Saturday, October 9. The exhibit explores the authentic stories of trade, managed and natural resources, social hierarchy, and the changing relationships between the Duwamish and…

October 14 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: Kenjiro Nomura: Artist, Prisoner, Citizen

WATCH NOW! ‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting Barbara Johns for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, October 14 at 6:00 PM. Johns will deliver a presentation “Kenjiro Nomura: Artist, Prisoner, Citizen,” based on her book Kenjiro Nomura, American…

Log House Museum Closed October 1-3

This is your last weekend to see our current exhibits War on the Homefront and The Alki Suffrage Club: Katherine Smith and other ‘Female Freaks’ Who Won the Vote at the Log House Museum. The Log House Museum will be CLOSED October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd while we install our newest exhibit Spirit Returns 2.0:…

Member Preview: The Spirit Returns 2.0: A Duwamish and Settler Story

Join us for a special member preview of our upcoming exhibit The Spirit Returns 2.0: A Duwamish and Settler Story, on Friday, October 8 at 6:00 PM. This preview is free to all Historical Society members. We kindly ask that you RSVP below. We hope you will join us to explore The Spirit Returns 2.0…

Newsletter

SWSHS requires proof of vaccination (or a negative test within 72 hours) for all visitors to the Log House Museum who are 12 years and older. This requirement is in compliance with King County’s mandate. Face coverings are still required in the Log House Museum for all visitors age 5 and older regardless of vaccination status.