The Issaquah History Museums are seeking docents to assist with the upcoming busy season! Docents at the Issaquah Depot Museum and the Gilman Town Hall Museums act as hosts and representatives of the museums, and provide a personal connection to the museum experience. Docents welcome visitors, answer basic questions, sell trolley tickets and gift shop items, and open and secure the building.
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You’ve probably noticed the exit to High Point off I-90. If you’ve ever wondered about the story behind the name, and the history of the place, this blog post by Tom Anderson is for you.
In 1988, Issaquah School Superintendent Kateri Brow is named Washington State Superintendent of the Year. Brow transformed the Issaquah School District after several years of tumult. #Issaquah125
In 1984, ground is broken on Providence Point, a living community for senior citizens. #Issaquah125
Walt Seil was a lifetime resident of Issaquah. A longtime volunteer for the Issaquah History Museums, Walt was also a consummate story teller. Enjoy some of his reminiscences in this story by volunteer Jean Cerar.
Kateri Brow (pronounced Bro) served as superintendent of the Issaquah School District from January, 1987 until her death in 1992. She was a significant change-maker in the Issaquah School District. Learn more about her impact.
In 1983, Pickering Barn is placed on the National Register of Historic Places. #Issaquah125
Drawing on two oral histories conducted with Issaquah conservationist Ruth Kees, IHM volunteer Jean Cerar penned this piece about Kees’ advocacy work in support of Issaquah’s open space.
Drawing on two oral histories done with Issaquah conservationist Ruth Kees, IHM volunteer Jean Cerar wrote this piece about the efforts to create Tiger Mountain State Forest.
In 1980, Issaquah’s Waterhole Tavern blows up, leaving many suspicious of mob activity. #Issaquah125
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Gilman Town Hall
165 SE Andrews Street
Open Thurs-Fr-Sat, 11am-3pm
Issaquah Depot Museum
78 First Avenue NE
Open Fri-Sat-Sun, 11am-3pm
Issaquah Valley Trolley
78 First Avenue NE
Open May 9, 2015