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Don’t Rain on this Parade — Join Us!

Since 1889, the Norwegian-American community of the Pacific Northwest has celebrated Norwegian Constitution Day with a parade in Ballard. This year’s Syttende Mai Parade is on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. It is the third largest celebration of the holiday in … Continue reading

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BHS Announces New Fall Lecture: Seattle World’s Fair

The Ballard Historical Society brings the community informative lectures on a variety of historical topics. Previous topics have included genealogy, the history of trolleys in Ballard and most recently, how to research the history of your home using the Puget Sound … Continue reading

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