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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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Workshop: Building a Plan For The Future


You are invited to attend AKCHO meetings and programs held the last Tuesday morning of each month except June and December. Meetings are conducted at one of our member locations as announced in the publication The Heritage Advisor. Please contact any of the groups listed in our member directory for information on local sites, activities, and public programs.

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Apr 11th, 2019 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Words, Writers & West Seattle Present: Kurt E. Armbruster
Southwest Seattle Historical Society and the Seattle Public Library are co-sponsoring a Kurt E. Armbruster, author of Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad, at Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle, WA 98126.
Apr 13th, 2019 (Sat)
  Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition
April 13 through September 2, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition will be on display at the Museum of Flight 9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108. The exhibition takes you back with original Apollo 11-flown objects, interactives and unique artifacts from the Space Race. For more information: www.museumofflight.org.
Apr 13th, 2019 (Sat)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  T-D Feeds: Thirty years of Milling Feeds in Redmond
Redmond Historical Society Second Saturday Speaker presents T-D Feeds: Thirty years of Milling Feeds in Redmond by Tom Bauer, T-D Feeds Manager 1967-1999. The program is held at the Redmond Senior Centere, 8703 160th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.
Apr 13th, 2019 (Sat)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Pacific Coast – Seattle’s Own Railroad
Maple Valley Historical Society event Pacific Coast – Seattle’s Own Railroad Speaker: Kurt E. Armbruster Pacific NW Railroad Archives There will be a book signing. Location: Hobart Community Church, 27524 SE 200th St, Maple Valley
Apr 22nd, 2019 (Mon)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  The Ship’s Cat: Stories and Superstitions
Redmond Historical Society Evening Speaker Series presents The Ship’s Cat: Stories and Superstitions by Halee Turner VP Collections, Redmond Historical Society. Discover the fascinating (and often adorable) link between cats and maritime history! They served as beloved companions, good luck charms, and performed an essential job by catching mice on long, arduous journeys. Join us as we discuss their stories, including a few from Washington State. This program is co-sponsored by the Redmond Historical Society and the Friends of the Redmond Library. It will be held at Redmond Regional Library 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052. For additional details: www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org. This program
Apr 23rd, 2019 (Tue)
  Denny Lecture at MOHAI
In this talk based on her recently published book, High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor and Transmigration, Dr. Amy Bhatt shines a spotlight on Indian IT migrants and their struggles to navigate family obligations, career paths, citizenship, and belonging as they move between South Asia and the United States. Location: MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Cost: $10 for MOHAI members / $15 for general public
Apr 27th, 2019 (Sat)
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Presented by the Eastside Heritage Center in partnership with Bellevue Parks & Community Services, the Fraser Cabin, built in 1888, comes to life with hands-on activities that relate to 1880s settler life.
Apr 30th, 2019 (Tue)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  AKCHO Awards Program - NAAM
Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our peers in King County's heritage community at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts Street, Seattle. Registration and galleries open at 5 pm, reception 5:30 - 6:30 pm, program starts at 6:30 pm. This event will be free, but your RSVP is requested. Hope to see you on the 30th.