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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History of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
SeaTac City Hall Gallery
Now through 4/1/2011
In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Port of Seattle this year, the Highline Historical Society has developed this exhibit on SeaTac Airport, which is run by the Port. Read the rest of this article »
Wrecked! Misadventures on the Northern Pacific Railway
White River Valley Museum
Now through 4/17/2011
This exhibit covers pitfalls, pratfalls, hotboxes, split switches, telescoped trains, boiler explosions and derailments on the NPRâ€™s sometimes bumpy journey over the Northwest. Read the rest of this article »
Style in the Aisle
- Photo courtesy of the Museum of Flight
Museum of Flight
Now through 5/30/2011
A reprise of the Museumâ€™s popular 2008 exhibit, this collection returns with new flair â€“ most of the uniforms on display have not been seen since they graced airline cabins decades ago. The exhibit represents 12 airlines and displays airline memorabilia and vintage uniforms spanning from the nurse togs of the 1930s to the fab fashions inspired in the 1960s and 1970s. Read the rest of this article »
Jazz Returns to Jackson Street
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Jazz vocalist Grace Holden (daughter of jazz legend Oscar Holden) will headline the opening night celebration of this exhibit, performing classic hits from Seattleâ€™s famous Jackson Street era. 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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