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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…

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…

September 9 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: Hiking Washington’s History

WATCH NOW ‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting Judy Bentley for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, September 9 at 6:00 PM. Bentley will deliver a presentation “New Historic Trails” from the second edition of Hiking Washington’s History. Registration…

Save the Dates for the Stone Cottage Move

Stone Cottage to roll on Tuesday, Aug. 17   Announcing the ‘First Mile’ Auctionto benefit Save the Stone Cottage West Seattle, WA — Aug. 9, 2021. The moving date is SET! The historic Stone Cottage is about to embark on its First Mile road trip, and the Save the Stone Cottage team is celebrating this big…

August 12 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: The River That Made Seattle

WATCH NOW ‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting BJ Cummings for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, August 12 at 6:00 PM. Cummings will deliver a presentation on her book The River That Made Seattle: A Human and Natural…

July 8 Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories: The History of South Seattle College

WATCH NOW ‘Words, Writers & Southwest Stories,’ a historically-based speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting Jill Wakefield for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, July 8 at 6:00 PM. Wakefield will deliver a presentation entitled, “The History of South Seattle College.” Registration is required. South…

July 10 at 1 PM: Listen to the Trees Book Reading and Signing with Sean Petrie

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is thrilled to announce that we’ll be joined by our friend Sean Petrie for an in-person book reading and signing on Saturday, July 10 at 1:00 PM. Petrie will deliver a short reading from his award-winning book Listen to the Trees: A Poetic Snapshot of West Seattle, Then & Now,…

Let’s Go To Luna Park: An Interview and Film Screening with Paul Moyes

WATCH NOW! 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 a documentary which explores the history…

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