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.
THE HERITAGE ADVISOR
The newsletter of the Association of King County Historical Organizations
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Taking Aim: Unforgettable Rock ‘n’ Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash
Experience Music Project
Now through 5/23
This new exhibition showcases some of the most memorable photography in the history of popular music, as curated by musician Graham Nash of supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. Read the rest of this article »
Miss Wahoo Exhibit
Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum
Now through 5/29
This exhibit gives tribute to one of Seattle’s greatest unlimited hydroplanes – the 1957 Miss Wahoo. The exhibit features the recently completed Miss Wahoo replica and many original artifacts from her racing days including driver and crew uniforms, news stories, photos and a special Wahoo movie. Read the rest of this article »
Kent Football History Then and Now
Kent Historical Museum
Now through 6/18
Review over 100 years of Kent football history in this collection which features the coveted Taylor Trophy, French Football legacy, and Morris “Red” Badgro’s Hall of Fame jacket. Also introducing the new Kent Predators, members of the Professional Indoor Football League. Read the rest of this article »
New Years All Year Round
Wing Luke Asian Museum
Now through 7/3
A fun, family-friendly exhibit exploring the New Year celebrations in the Japanese, Hmong and Vietnamese communities. Read the rest of this article »
ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. AKCHO was established in 1977 to: encourage cooperation among historical organizations; 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 support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.php.
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