From the Home Front to the South Pacific, Issaquahns were involved in many aspects of World War II. While Issaquahns at home saved war bonds and grew Victory Gardens, young men from Issaquah who had never left home before were fighting in Europe and the South Pacific; some of them didn’t return. Join us for a look at Issaquah during World War II.
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With an ongoing mission to discover, preserve, and share the history of Issaquah and its environs, even in a pandemic, we are expanding our digital offerings by providing and recording on-line events and virtual tours to meet the increased need for digital content.
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.
Join us over Zoom as trained storytellers from the Issaquah History Museums share tales of Issaquah’s early days as a booming mine town, where taverns outnumbered churches four to one. You’ll be entertained and informed,
Carl “Al” Albert Larson’s life was were interwoven into the fabric of the coal mining community.
In 1918, an influenza pandemic infected more than 500 million people worldwide.
Come celebrate the beginning of spring and Mother’s Day with the Issaquah History Museums! We will plant a sunflower seed to take home and discuss how to care for them, and make Mother’s Day cards. Ride the trolley!
Come celebrate the beginning of spring and Mother’s Day with the Issaquah History Museums! We will plant a sunflower seed to take home and discuss how to care for them, and make Mother’s Day cards. Free!
Thanks to a generous grant from 4Culture, we were able to restore unique hobo graffiti at the Issaquah Depot!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Issaquah History Museums! On Sunday, February 9, kids of all ages can admire Valentine’s Day cards from the Museums’ collection, talk about how we show others that we care about them, decorate a cookie, and create a Valentine card. Come get your hands on history!
CONNECT WITH US
- Announcing our first Virtual Exhibit!July 21, 2021 - 1:33 pm
- ‘The Issaquah History Museums Collection’ (as featured in the Spring 2021 Vol. 1 E-Newsletter of the Costume Society of America, Western Region)June 21, 2021 - 1:37 pm
- Confronting the Past in the Quest for an Antiracist Future: Introducing The SeriesJune 3, 2021 - 3:17 pm
- Issaquah Depot Museum to Reopen for Summer 2021!May 13, 2021 - 3:32 pm
MUSEUM HOURS & LOCATION
Gilman Town Hall
165 SE Andrews Street
Issaquah Depot Museum
78 First Avenue NE