Category Archives: Photographs

Ballard Bell Rings…For the Seahawks

The Ballard Bell rings regularly, which was a primary goal of our installing a programmable bell mechanism. And last night it rang again for a secondary goal — the ability to mark a special occasion. In this case, the Seattle Seahawks victory … Continue reading

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Ballard Beauties Grace Our 2014 Calendar

You can own a piece of Ballard, and it’s not a condo or a storefront. Introducing the 2014 Ballard Historical Society calendar “Ballard Beauties.” This piece of history could grace your home for 2014, or make an affordable holiday gift. 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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Tickets Available for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

You’re invited! We’ve selected seven lovely homes for you to see on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Tickets are available online (anytime) or at several local retailers beginning June 1. Thank you to REStore, Secret Garden Bookshop, Johnson & Johnson Antiques … 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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Become a Volunteer Tour Guide

You too can be Cruise Director for a day, just like Julie McCoy in The Love Boat! The Ballard Historical Society needs guides — we call them docents — for the 2013 Classic Home Tour on Sunday, June 23. Tour … Continue reading

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Buy Tickets Now for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

Buy tickets for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour This year’s tour features vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability. Built by skilled craftsmen, these modest homes exemplify lasting quality that continues to support generations of Ballard families. This … 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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Join Us Next Wednesday

Make plans to come to a free lecture to learn more about the Seventh Elect Church in Israel, and the recent transformation of its property into one of Ballard’s beautiful new Seattle parks. Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:30 to 7:30 … Continue reading

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New Year, New Projects at Ballard Historical Society

The trustees of Ballard Historical Society wish you a Happy New Year! We had a lovely annual meeting at Hattie’s Hat in December, where we toasted a successful year in which we saw the old Ballard City Hall bell ring … Continue reading

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