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Scene in Edmonds: Museum treats market vendors to breakfast

Scene in Edmonds: Museum treats market vendors to breakfast

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Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary Essay contest winner: Maura Canney, 1st place

Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary Essay contest winner: Maura Canney, 1st place

Earlier this year, the Edmonds Historical Museum launched an essay contest open to all fourth graders who live and/or attend public or private school in Edmonds, or who are home-schooled at a comparable grade level. This contest was held in conjunction with the City of Edmonds 125th Anniversary, which is being formally celebrated this Tuesday, Aug. 11 in downtown Edmonds. The topic: What were the ... »

Edmonds Museum celebrates refurbished south plaza

Edmonds Museum celebrates refurbished south plaza

The Edmonds Historical Museum officially celebrated both its new south plaza area and its latest exhibit — Essence of Edmonds — Sunday afternoon, with a reception that included music from the Jazz Pearls, a few tugs on the newly refurbished 1890s-era Edmonds School Bell, speeches and a visit by the adult delegation visiting from Edmonds’ Sister City — Hekinan, Japan. “... »

Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary essay contest winner: 2nd place, Jessie Tong

Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary essay contest winner: 2nd place, Jessie Tong

Earlier this year, the Edmonds Historical Museum launched an essay contest open to all fourth graders who live and/or attend public or private school in Edmonds, or who are home-schooled at a comparable grade level. This contest was held in conjunction with the City of Edmonds 125th Anniversary, which is being formally celebrated this Tuesday, Aug. 11 in downtown Edmonds. The topic: What were the ... »

Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary essay contest winner: 3rd place, Peyson Smith

Edmonds Museum 125th Anniversary essay contest winner: 3rd place, Peyson Smith

Earlier this year, the Edmonds Historical Museum launched an essay contest open to all fourth graders who live and/or attend public or private school in Edmonds, or who are home-schooled at a comparable grade level. This contest was held in conjunction with the City of Edmonds 125th Anniversary, which is being formally celebrated this Tuesday, Aug. 11 in downtown Edmonds. The topic: What were the ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Name dropping outside the museum

Scene in Edmonds: Name dropping outside the museum

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Thinking green? Think about Saturday Museum Market’s White Elephant table

Thinking green? Think about Saturday Museum Market’s White Elephant table

The Edmonds Museum Summer Market needs your old stuff. Call it living green, recycling, re-purposing or discovering used treasures, if it is in good condition, clean and reusable — the market can sell it! We can use glassware, dishes, casseroles, dolls, jewelry, books, artwork, office supplies, maps, photographs, clean working small appliances, games, tools, and anything else you can think o... »

Scene in Edmonds: Bell-ringer

Scene in Edmonds: Bell-ringer

Floyd Barker, bell-ringer for many years at the old Hughes Memorial Methodist Church at 5th and Dayton, once again had an opportunity to ring the bell that called the congregation to worship between 1930 and church’s demolition in 1959. Originally hung in the Edmonds Grade School in 1891, the bell called generations of children to class. When the school was demolished in 1930, the bell found... »

Support the Edmonds Museum: Buy a tile and ring the school bell

Support the Edmonds Museum: Buy a tile and ring the school bell

Don’t be surprised if you hear bells ringing this weekend during the Edmonds Saturday Market. It’s all part of the Edmonds Historical Museum’s new Museum Plaza renovation, which is being helped along with the sale of personalized, engraved paving tiles for the patio area. And as a special incentive, everyone who purchases a tile during the Saturday Market gets to pull the clapper... »

Caitlin Kelly named new Edmonds Museum Director

Caitlin Kelly named new Edmonds Museum Director

Caitlin Kelly, collections manager at the Edmonds Historical Museum since 2009, has been named the new director, replacing Dr. Peter Bojakowski who resigned in May. She starts her new duties immediately. “Caitlin has done a stellar job as collections manager,” said Museum Board President Bill Lambert, “and was the unanimous choice of the selection committee. In addition to expand... »

1890s school bell returns to Edmonds Museum Plaza

1890s school bell returns to Edmonds Museum Plaza

The school bell that first called children to class in the 1890s returned to the Edmonds Historical Museum Wednesday, taking its place as a centerpiece of the soon-to-be-completed Museum Plaza. The bell was installed in its new bell tower Wednesday, just in time to be seen by visitors on opening day of the Edmonds Summer Market, this Saturday June 20. This year market-goers will get a first-hand l... »

Coming to Edmonds June 20: Summer time means market time

Coming to Edmonds June 20: Summer time means market time

What do you think of as summer approaches and it warms up? The Edmonds Museum Summer Market, of course! If you have missed the Garden Market, you do not want to miss the opening of Edmonds Museum’s Summer Market on June 20; hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You won’t be disappointed! Fresh vegetables, flowers, meat, fish, eggs cheese, crafts, and pastries, not to mention the terrific food ve... »

‘Snapshots in Time’ at Edmonds Historical Museum shows same image, years apart

‘Snapshots in Time’ at Edmonds Historical Museum shows same image, years apart

Ever wonder how your favorite “Edmonds kind of place” looked 25, 50 or even 100 years ago? Take a walk through “Snapshots in Time,” the latest exhibit at the Edmonds Historical Museum, and you may just find out. Created with the help of local photographer Bob Sears, the exhibit pulls together interesting photos from the Museum archives and compares them with present-day ima... »

Eagle Scout project highlights Perrinville history

Eagle Scout project highlights Perrinville history

Lynnwood Troop 304 Scout David Laush is one step closer to achieving Eagle rank with the completion and installation of his Eagle Scout project, a new historical marker in Perrinville. “I got the idea for this more than a year ago,” said Laush, “but really got working on it earlier this spring.” Under the guidance of his Eagle Scout sponsor Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall, L... »

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club officially honored at Chamber luncheon

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club officially honored at Chamber luncheon

Members of the Edmonds Floreum Garden Club, chosen by the Edmonds Kiwanis Club as the 2015 Edmonds Citizen of the Year, received a special gift at Thursday’s Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Luncheon held in their honor: An inscribed Heritage Brick paving stone that will be installed as part of the Edmonds Historical Museum Plaza Project now underway. Kiwanis President Juliana Van Buskirk and out... »

Peter Bojakowski leaving as director of Edmonds Historical Museum

Peter Bojakowski leaving as director of Edmonds Historical Museum

The Edmonds Historical Museum announced Friday that Dr. Peter Bojakowski will be leaving as executive director of the museum, effective June 2. Bojakowski joined the Museum as director in September 2014. “While I love working with the museum and the Edmonds community, the study of archeology is my professional calling,” Bojakowski said. “As my museum director duties grew, I reluc... »

Scene in Edmonds: Museum school bell removed for rehab

Scene in Edmonds: Museum school bell removed for rehab

First installed in the belfry of the old Edmonds Graded School in 1897, the original Edmonds School Bell became a feature in its new home in front of the Edmonds Historical Museum in 1977. With construction of Edmonds’ newest public space, the Edmonds Historical Museum Plaza, scheduled to begin next week, the school bell was removed Friday morning. It will spend the next several weeks at the... »

Scene in Edmonds: Museum Plaza construction ready to begin

Scene in Edmonds: Museum Plaza construction ready to begin

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Reminder: Edmonds Museum sponsoring Edmonds history essay contest for fourth graders

Reminder: Edmonds Museum sponsoring Edmonds history essay contest for fourth graders

The Edmonds Historical Museum is sponsoring an essay contest open to all fourth graders who live in and/or attend public or private school in Edmonds, or who are home-schooled at a comparable grade level. This contest is being held in conjunction with the City of Edmonds 125th Anniversary, which is being formally celebrated on Aug. 11, 2015 in downtown Edmonds. The topic is: What were the three mo... »

Make your event Historic: Hold it at The Edmonds Museum

Make your event Historic: Hold it at The Edmonds Museum

Content presented as a community service on behalf of the Edmonds Museum. Planning that very special wedding, 50th anniversary celebration, or other once-in-a-lifetime occasion? Looking for the perfect setting for your office retreat or service club event? Want a great location that’s close to coffee shops, restaurants, and stunning Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views that won’t bre... »

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