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October 2020

October History Happy Hour

October 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
By donation
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Most of Issaquah’s deceased rest quietly in their graves; others are said to walk and talk. Join us for a conversation about Issaquah’s dead. We’ll focus on the residents of Issaquah’s Hillside Cemetery, and will also share the results of ghost-hunting done at some historic Issaquah locations.

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December 2020

December History Happy Hour

December 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
By donation
One man behind bar, one in front; text reads "Issaquah History Museums' History Happy Hour

Join Issaquah's Mine Hike volunteers, Doug Bristol and Bryan Thorn, for stories collected during research into Issaquah's coal-mining era. Hear about the 1900 Issaquah fire, the Issaquah-Seattle sewage war, and the unflagging attempts of one woman to end the Issaquah rodeo. 

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Board Meeting

December 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2021

Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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The Board of the Issaquah History Museums generally meets on the third Thursday of the month, at the Issaquah Depot, at 4:30 PM. Meetings are open for observation to the general public; participation may be limited to those whose items have been approved for the agenda. If you have a matter you’d like the board to address, please contact the Museum Director. Agendas and minutes are available by request.

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February 2021

Board Meeting

February 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2021

Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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The Board of the Issaquah History Museums generally meets on the third Thursday of the month, at the Issaquah Depot, at 4:30 PM. Meetings are open for observation to the general public; participation may be limited to those whose items have been approved for the agenda. If you have a matter you’d like the board to address, please contact the Museum Director. Agendas and minutes are available by request.

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March 2021

Downtown History Hike, Part I (to 1925)

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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$15 – $20

Explore some of Issaquah’s hidden history on this easy stroll through the historic downtown. Museum Director Erica Maniez will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from the Native Americans who first lived here  up to Issaquah’s growth into a small town, circa 1925. You’ll hear about how changes in transportation impacted Issaquah’s growth, and what life was like in a town of just 1,000 people.

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March History Happy Hour

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5 – $10

Join us for a look at some of the natural and man-made forces that have Issaquah’s surroundings. Learn more about how glaciers, coal deposits, flooding creeks, and other factors have influenced the appearance of our town.

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April 2021

Downtown History Hike, Part II (1926-present)

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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$15 – $20

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today.

Participants will meet outside the Issaquah Depot!

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Board Meeting

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2021

Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
+ Google Map

The Board of the Issaquah History Museums generally meets on the third Thursday of the month, at the Issaquah Depot, at 4:30 PM. Meetings are open for observation to the general public; participation may be limited to those whose items have been approved for the agenda. If you have a matter you’d like the board to address, please contact the Museum Director. Agendas and minutes are available by request.

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May 2021

Downtown History Hike, Part I (to 1925)

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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$15 – $20

Explore some of Issaquah’s hidden history on this easy stroll through the historic downtown. Museum Director Erica Maniez will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from the Native Americans who first lived here  up to Issaquah’s growth into a small town, circa 1925.

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Downtown History Hike, Part II (1926-present)

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Avenue NE
Issaquah, 98027 United States
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$15 – $20

Join us on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today.

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