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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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Purchase Tickets for June 23 Ballard Classic Home Tour

June 1 marks the first day that local businesses will offer tickets for the Ballard Classic Home Tour on Sunday, June 23, 2013. We’ve selected seven vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability for you to see. Three … 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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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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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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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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Summer Tours

First Hill and Tukwila will offer historical tours this summer. If you’re out and about, plan a stop to learn more about the architecture and local histories of these areas. The First Hill neighborhood of Seattle was home to private … Continue reading

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Syttende Mai Parade 2012

The pictures are out! We had lots of fun celebrating Syttende Mai in Ballard yesterday. Thanks to Jeff Taylor who drove a classy ’34 Ford, revving up his engine — just because he could! We even had a mascot — … Continue reading

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Pickles and Sauerkraut, Right Here in Ballard

Check out articles related to our recent AKCHO award: BHS Wins AKCHO Award Ballard News Tribune We were recently contacted by Larry Larsen of Vaupell Holdings, who uncovered a fun painted sign on the side of his building that read, … Continue reading

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