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On May 14, Measuring Ballard and Beyond

Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard of Seattle Now and Then will present “Measuring Ballard and Beyond” on Wednesday, May  14th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Join Ballard Historical Society for a public lecture. Dorpat and Sherrard will show us how a … Continue reading

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Bartell Drugs Opening Celebration

Ballard Historical Society was on hand to celebrate the local drugsore’s second location in Ballard on March 15. People love free hot dogs! 

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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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Building Renovation Fair

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, you can dream and plan among the exhibits and demonstrations at the Building Renovation Fair, sponsored by Historic Seattle. Historic Seattle says the show is different from most home shows in that “we focus specifically … 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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Members Party This Wednesday

BHS Members, please attend the BHS annual meeting on Wednesday, December 5 from 7-9 p.m. at Hattie’s Hat. We’ll have wine and light hors d’oeuvre. Visit with the board of trustees, celebrate our many accomplishments in 2012, and hear about … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Sámi Connection

Currently on view at the Nordic Heritage Museum is the exhibition Eight Seasons in Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi People, which shows, through photographs, objects, and narratives, the contemporary life of the Sámi, who are the indigenous population of … Continue reading

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CORRECTION

Hello, the e-mail address indicated for the Ballard Carnegie Library nomination was incorrect. Please direct your correspondence to kate.krafft@seattle.gov. Please e-mail soon, before the period for comment closes. Thank you!

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Ballard on TV

Our very own Cass O’Callaghan (Trustee, Ballard Historical Society) was featured on Comcast’s recent profile of Ballard. Check out this YouTube video as Sabrina Register surveys, among other neighborhood sites, the Ballard Avenue historical buildings, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Verite Coffee, … Continue reading

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View from the Space Needle

Check out an interesting viewpoint of Seattle from the Space Needle. In this 1962 photo, you can see the tracks for the Monorail heading toward downtown Seattle. Traffic seems rather light, doesn’t it? Want more history? Other views of historic … Continue reading

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