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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Seattleâ€™s Negro League Teams
Seattle Childrenâ€™s Theatre
Now through 6/5/2011
In partnership with Seattle Childrenâ€™s Theatre, and in conjunction with SCTâ€™s current production of â€œJackie & Me,â€ the Northwest African American Museum has curated a display in the SCT lobby that features memorabilia from Seattleâ€™s Negro League teams. Read the rest of this article »
Artwork of Robin Siegl
Center for Wooden Boats
Now through 9/11/2011
Robin Sieglâ€™s observations of the working waterfront from a small rowboat inspired her oil paintings. At the Center for Wooden Boats Gallery, 1010 Valley Street, Seattle. Â www.cwb.org
Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum
6/3 through 9/25/2011
This exhibit, curated by Dick Warren, covers athletics on Vashon since the 1890s and highlights the rivalry between Vashon and Burton High Schools, the teams during the Union High School period, and events since the opening of the current high school. There will even be a spotlight on non-school sports.
The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum is located at 10105 Bank Road in the town of Vashon. Regular museum hours are 1-4 PM on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.
There will be a special opening reception on June 3 from 6-9 PM. www.vashonhistory.org
World War I Scale Models
The Museum of Flight
New permanent exhibit
One of the world’s most complete collections of scale models representing World War I aircraft has opened for permanent exhibit at The Museum of Flight. These 153 astonishingly detailed models in 1/48 scale will be displayed in the World War I gallery of the Museum’s Personal Courage Wing. 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 email@example.com.
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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