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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Crossroads Shopping Center and Winters House (presented by Eastside Heritage Center)
Now through 7/10/2011
The traveling Smithsonian Exhibition at Crossroads shows how Americaâ€™s evolving mobility changed a young nation and how transportation made America grow. Read the rest of this article »
Voices of the Duwamish Tribe
Renton History Museum
Now through 8/27/2011
â€œVoices of the Duwamish Tribeâ€ is an inspiring collection of photographs by Seattle artist Joanne Petrina. Read the rest of this article »
Routes to Fortune: The Klondike Gold Rush and Maritime Seattle
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Now through 12/2011
This temporary exhibit focuses on maritime history with seaport sounds, a wall sized route map, and historic ship photos. Admission is free to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park located at 319 2nd Avenue S in Seattleâ€™s Pioneer Square neighborhood.Â For more information call 206-220-4240.
Coast Guard Helicopter Exhibit
Museum of Flight
A restored 1960s-vintage Coast Guard helicopter took up permanent residence in The Museum of Flight’s Great Gallery last month. The Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard amphibious helicopter was last stationed at Port Angeles and was retired in 1982. 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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