Issaquah History Museums



Bojo The Horse-Riding Dog

Bojo The Horse-Riding Dog

In addition to being one of the founding members of the Issaquah Historical Society (today’s Issaquah History Museums), Harriet Fish was a writer who researched and recorded the stories of her fellow Issaquahns. She and her husband, Edwards Fish, wrote mostly about...
The Story of a Quilt: Salmon Days, 1983

The Story of a Quilt: Salmon Days, 1983

When artifacts come to the Issaquah Historical  Society, we often have a vague outline of where that item came from, where it has been, and what it meant to those who have owned it. In rare instances, an artifact comes to us with a long and detailed history. This...
Top 10 Records in the Digital Collections from 2014

Top 10 Records in the Digital Collections from 2014

Last year was the first year we debuted our Top 10 records of the year. You can see that post here. So continuing in that tradition, here are the top 10 records of 2014. 10. Oral History Transcript of Dorothy Hailstone Beale Dorothy Hailstone Beal (right) ca 1936...
From the Digital Collections: Labor Day Celebrations

From the Digital Collections: Labor Day Celebrations

Labor Day festivities were a time for laughter and outrageous jokes. In this photograph, circa the 1940s, members of the Issaquah Volunteer Fire Department, in drag, celebrate ”Miss Firehose of 1905,” who ”Still keeps her dates and town alive.” Pictured in the...