About AKCHO

Since AKCHO was incorporated in 1977, we have provided a nexus for both professionals and volunteers in the heritage and historic preservation communities throughout King County.

Our Objectives

  • To coordinate local historical and heritage organizations for mutual assistance.
  • To establish and promote minimum standards for the organization and operation of historical organizations
  • To promote public access to history and heritage resources in King County through the documentation, collection, preservation, exhibition and interpretation activities of our member organizations
  • To assist in the development of public policy favorable to King County history and heritage at the county, municipal and state levels of government.
  • To stimulate public awareness of and involvement in King County history and heritage activities




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AKCHO was established to encourage cooperation among historical organizations and to promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve, and to support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.

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We're awaiting the photos from the professional photog of AKCHO's Annual Awards event on Tuesday, but here are just a couple of pix from AKCHO's administrator in the meantime (pictured Richard Anderson, Northwest Railway Museum; Frederick Brown; Tom Ikeda, Densho). We had a great time, our host (Northwest African American Museum) was wonderful, our sponsors were generous, King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert was a terrific emcee, and our Award recipients... well, mere words can't begin to describe their importance to our community. But we'll be posting lots of words on our website over the next couple of weeks anyway, so you can read all about our honorees. That'll be at www.akcho.org
Thanks, everyone! Let's do it again next year!
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Whew! Just got done printing out the nametags for all of the guests who'll be attending the AKCHO Awards Program tomorrow night and - thanks to the support of our friends at 14 Hands Winery - clinking glasses in celebration of the achievements in King County heritage over the past year! ... See MoreSee Less

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AKCHO
Association of King County
Historical Organizations
P.O. Box 3257
Seattle, WA 98114


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