Category Archives: Membership

Fun at “Best Place Ever”

Did you know that aquavit, the quintessential Scandinavian liquor, is being produced right here in Ballard? Or that a residential driveway is home to a growing CSA (Community Sustained Agriculture) farm? Those who attended the Nordic Heritage Museum’s “Ballard: Best … Continue reading

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Views of Ballard Delight Attendees at Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard Event

Did you know that Ballard was once informally known as Farmdale, WA? So said a note on the back of one of the photos that Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard shared with a crowd of about 80 neighbors at the … Continue reading

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News: Support Us As You Shop and Work!

The years in which Classic Home Tours are held are always busy years, full of community energy and commitment to Ballard’s culture and history. This year was no exception, and many stepped up to plan, execute and support the Ballard … Continue reading

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Views of Ballard

Here’s just one view on the day of our Classic Homes Tour 2013. Two guests in a landscaped yard are reading the home histories contained in their tour brochures, either before or after viewing the inside of a home. Homeowners … Continue reading

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Great Day for Ballard

History lovers from near (as in Ballard) and far (as in Phoenix and Texas) enjoyed the 2013 Ballard Historical Society tour on Sunday, June 23. Visitors respectfully removed their shoes, then wandered through the rooms to admire the details in … Continue reading

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Great Day for Ballard

History lovers from near (as in Ballard) and far (as in Phoenix and Texas) enjoyed the 2013 Ballard Historical Society tour on Sunday, June 23. Visitors respectfully removed their shoes, then wandered through the rooms to admire the details in … Continue reading

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Syttende Mai 2013

It’s always fun to see friends and neighbors as we proceed through the Syttende Mai parade. So many glimpses of recognition and appreciation of our history. Where were you stationed when you waves and smiled at us? 24th Avenue NW, … Continue reading

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Voices of Ballard Wins Award

Begun in 1999, the Voices of Ballard Project was an expansive oral history project and a joint effort of the Ballard Historical Society, the Swedish Finn Historical Society, and the Nordic Heritage Museum. This week, the Association of King County … Continue reading

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The Seventh Elect Church in Israel/Kirke Park

We all learned a little more about our community on Wednesday, March 27. Our free program on the Seventh Elect Church in Israel, and the recent transformation of its property into one of Ballard’s beautiful new parks, was well-attended at the … Continue reading

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Enduring Quality and Style

Enduring quality and style…these are great words to describe the homes we’ve selected for the Ballard Historical Society’s 2013 Classic Home Tour. On Sunday, June 23, 2013, ticket-holders from close and far can enjoy the classic craftsmanship that makes Ballard … Continue reading

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