Issaquah History Museums



Bertha’s Correspondence: Peter & Sarah Wold

Bertha’s Correspondence: Peter & Sarah Wold

By Julie Hunter, Collections Manager (See “What Bertha’s Correspondence Tells Us” for an introduction to this series of posts) For the last twenty years of his life, Bertha’s father could write in English, at least at a basic level.  In August, 1904,...
Bertha’s Correspondence: William Wold

Bertha’s Correspondence: William Wold

By Julie Hunter, Collections Manager (See “What Bertha’s Correspondence Tells Us” for an introduction to this series of posts) The earliest letters in the cache, from 1892, are from Bertha’s brother William.  She was fifteen and he was nineteen. ...
Who Was Sena Wold?

Who Was Sena Wold?

One of Issaquah’s newest recreation areas has been named Sena Park. Sena Park is located just off Gilman Boulevard, near the new Atlas Apartments. When completed, the small park will provide access to Issaquah Creek. The park was named after Sena Wold, who lived in...
1893 Biographical Sketch of Ingebright. A. Wold

1893 Biographical Sketch of Ingebright. A. Wold

From Illustrated History of the State of Washington, by Rev. H. K. Hinds, D.D. I. A. Wold, the founder of the town of Inglewood, Washington, has for several years been connected with various interests in King county. A brief sketch of his life is herewith given. I. A....