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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Oh yes! Wouldn't it be great to get up in one of these beauties this weekend!?! ... See MoreSee Less

Our ramp's ready to rumble with some very special warbirds all weekend long! As part of the "Wings of Freedom Tour," the Collings' Foundation will be offering B-17, B-24, B-25 and P-51 rides and to...

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This is going to be a fun and historic event - and if you'd like to to do a bike tour along the shoreline of the Lake Washington Ship Canal that day, the Queen Anne Historical Society's Michael Herschensohn will lead the way! Check out the details on our AKCHO calendar for July - www.akcho.org/akchocalendar/ ... See MoreSee Less

The Locks Centennial Boat Parade

July 9, 2017, 10:00am - July 9, 2017, 2:00pm

July 4, 1917 marked the official opening of the Ballard Locks. On that day the SS Roosevelt passed through the Locks and led a marine parade of commercial and pleasure craft through the Ship Canal to ...

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Those on our snail mail list should be getting a postcard today or tomorrow about our meeting at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks - which has been postponed until September 26. If not, read about it here: www.akcho.org/akcho-membership-meetings-in-the-second-half-of-2017/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Contact AKCHO

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


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