June has traditionally been a popular month for weddings. In this post, we take a look at the wedding gowns of three different eras of June brides.
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Henry Smith wanted to be a hotelier, but the universe had other ideas. Read about two different Gilman Hotels that he operated, circa 1900.
Ole Bergen was a long-time Issaquqah resident and coal-miner who had a relaxed view of local laws. Read more about this colorful character in Issaquah’s past.
David Edmonds was a successful and dedicated Mine Superintendent who went missing in May 1900.
Bob Gray, who passed away on May 31, 2020, was a remarkable man whose work withe the Pine Lake Presbyterian Church gave us the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank and Issaquah Community Services.
While Issaquah’s first woman mayor was referred to disparagingly as a “lady mayor,” she set a precedent for other women who would run for — and attain — the office of mayor.
In March of 2020, the Issaquah History Museums closed their doors due to the risk of the COVID-19 pandemic to visitors, volunteers, and staff. Now that Washington State is beginning to slowly reopen, we’re looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the Gilman Town Hall and Issaquah Depot Museum. You can purchased a timed entry […]
Thanks to the quarantine, you, like our archivist, may now have some time to try out some of Issaquah’s vintage recipes. Click here to try out Vic’s Cream Muffins!
Carl “Al” Albert Larson’s life was were interwoven into the fabric of the coal mining community.
A knife found during building maintenance turns out to be a Native American artifact.
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