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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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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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Oct 4th, 2018 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Late Play Date - White River Valley Museum
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3-12 years of age, no registration required. The White River Valley Museum is located at 918 H Street SE on Auburn's Les Gove Campus.
Oct 9th, 2018 (Tue)
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  Faces of the Archives: Genealogical Research Using Local Collections
Tuesday, October 9, The Seattle Public Library is celebrating American Archives Month and Family History Month with “Faces of the Archives: Genealogical Research Using Local Collections.” Following are details for the event. Faces of the Archives – SPL Facebook event page & tweet www.facebook.com twitter.com Faces of the Archives – SPL event calendar listing www.spl.org Faces of the Archives: Genealogical Research Using Local Collections Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., registration is not required Central Library, Level 4, Room 1- Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room We’re celebrating American Archives Month and Family History Month with “Faces of the Archives: Genealogical Research Using Local Collections.” Local historian and author Paula Becker will share her experience researching using local Archives (at noon), and archivists, librarians, and others will be on hand from King County Archives, Lakeside School Archives, Seattle Municipal Archives, Providence Archives, National Archives and Records Administration at Seattle, Seattle Public Schools Archives, Washington State Archives Puget Sound Regional Branch, Seattle Genealogical Society, The Seattle Public Library, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, and the Museum of History and Industry.
Oct 25th, 2018 (Thu)
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  Issaquah History Pub Crawl
Celebrate Issaquah's 126 years of Mayhem and Madness! The Downtown Issaquah Association and the Issaquah Historical Museums are pleased to announce the Issaquah Historic Pub Crawl. Issaquah has an interesting and colorful past of bars, brawls and bullets and we want to share it with you. The event starts at the Issaquah Depot Museum where you will meet local historians who will take you through six (6) of Issaquah’s downtown establishments each featuring a cocktail or appetizer, lively narratives, side splitting stories and juicy tidbits our pioneers didn't want you to hear! The event will end at the Historic Shell Station with a shot of moonshine paired with chocolate truffles. The event kicks off at the Issaquah Depot Museum at 6:45 p.m. The Pub Crawl will commence at 7:00 p.m. sharp and end around 9:00 p.m. This event involves some walking and standing outdoors, please plan and dress accordingly. Cost: $50. Questions: Contact Gaila Gutierrez at events@downtownissaquah.com or 425-417-6697 This event is brought to you by: The Downtown Issaquah Association and the Issaquah Historical Museum