This month’s History Cafe held at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) will feature presentations on the history of Fremont! Kate Krafft will talk about the physical development of Fremont from land being cleared and farming through the neighborhood’s breadth of residential design. Kate will draw her material from the Fremont Neighborhood Council’s historic [...]
1. Spring Clean: Spring Clean is Seattle’s premier clean-up event. Held each year in April and May through an SPU partnership with Parks and Recreation, Department of Neighborhoods, and Department of Transportation, Spring Clean provides opportunities for residents to keep our city tidy. For more information, please contact the Spring Clean hotline at [...]
On Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00pm, join Feet First for Stairway Walks Day. This event features fifteen simultaneous walks across the region to celebrate our valuable legacy of 650 publicly accessible stairways. The stairs, many of them more than 100 years old, form a network of “scenic byways” for neighborhood [...]
Fremont: Timber-to-Troll Exhibit – Grand Opening Event–the entire community is invited to enjoy a preview of a new film about Fremont. Saturday, 2pm, November 10, 2012 at History House of Greater Seattle, 790 N 34th Street, Seattle, WA In Fremont. Free and open to the public, come see the Grand Opening of the History House [...]
History House writes that “History House, along with all of you, mourns the loss of our good friend Chris Wedes. We will figure out some way of publicly remembering our friend in the near future. In the mean time, we invite anyone who would like to send a note about their experience with J.P. to [...]
Seattle’s neighborhoods are rich with stories. “A Story Runs Through It” is a celebration of Seattle’s diverse communities through video storytelling. Residents are invited to submit short videos that tell a tale from their own neighborhoods and communities. This Next Fifty project aims to capture Seattle’s stories, engage and train communities in the art of [...]
Fremont mourns the loss of sculptor Richard S. Beyer, whose “Waiting for the Interurban” anchors Fremont’s downtown as one of our most beloved sculptures. The Wenatchee World first broke the story here in Washington and the Seattle Times and KING5 include more detail here and here.
The Fremont Historical Society presents a Fremont streetcar history tour on Thursday July 22 at 7 p.m. Meet at 34th/Phinney, in front of the old Car Barn. The tour is free. The tour lasts approximately 1 ½ hours. It is a guided walking tour along N. 34th and north on Woodland Park Ave N. to [...]