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From 1890 to 1907, Ballard existed as a growing, separate city. In November of 1906, 996 of Ballard’s citizens voted to join the city of Seattle. (Voting against the measure were 874 residents, of about 17,000). Water supply and other … Continue reading
On Saturday, February 21, 2015, a mock “wake” was held for several Fremont buildings at risk for demolition, or already demolished. Over the last two years the Fremont neighborhood has lost a great number of houses, as has Ballard. The … Continue reading
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
Ballard Historical Society was on hand to celebrate the local drugsore’s second location in Ballard on March 15. People love free hot dogs!
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
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
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
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
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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