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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Map-lovers, take note! The folks at the Southwest Seattle Historical Society and Log House Museum are presenting a talk on "Navigating to Alki: Early Maps of the Duwamish Peninsula" on Sunday at the West Seattle Library. More info on this and many other programs at www.akcho.org/akchocalendar/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Segregated Seattle: From Redlining to Gentrification

March 13, 2018, 7:00pm - March 13, 2018, 8:30pm

Segregated Seattle: From Redlining to Gentrification Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7 – 8:30 pm mohai.org/event/segregated-seattle-from-redlining-to-gentrification/ Seattle is a segregated city. ...

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

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