The GiveBIG Day is May 3rd
this year! As you know, your donation to the Historical Society via Seattle Foundation on that day will be stretched to increase your contribution. Note: there is a new service this year which allows you to go to the GiveBig site
and schedule your donation now, if you wish, and they will arrange for the transaction to be entered on May 3rd. So you don't have to watch the calendar! Thank you for your support.
This year we would especially appreciate your support for expanding our Historical Signs Project. See article below for more details.
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Ongoing Historic signs project
The signs for the two Fall City buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings...the Neighbor-Bennett House and the Falls City Masonic Hall, both located on 337th Pl SE, are in production and expected to arrive in early May. Our thanks to 4Culture/King County Lodging Tax Fund for supporting initial part of the project.
Did you know that the block between 335th and 336th SE and SE 43rd and 44th was the school grounds for the White School (1890-1900) and the Brown School (1900-1915)? Design is under way for a large sign about this school block, as well as the schools before 1890. Funding for this sign is provided by a King County Community Service Area grant.
Online Collections expanded
We chose early on to use the industry standard PastPerfect cataloging software to catalog and access our collections. Thanks in part to a grant from Heritage 4Culture we have recently upgraded to PastPerfect 5.0 and the improved version of PastPerfect Online. Over 90% of our collection records are now accessible online and new acquisitions will be added as they are received. Our online data and images will now also be indexed to the Google database. All links from this website will now take you to the new Online site. Check it out
and let us know what you think!
Welcome to the new Fall City Historical Society website
… a work in progress! We will be adding materials over the coming months, so check back often. The About Us
tab will give you background on our work. The slide show above gives some glimpses of our work over the years. To see some of the favorite historical photos in our collection, go to our Photo Collection
Thank you to all of our donors and members for supporting our work.
Fall City is featured in KCTV’s
Scenic Small Town Series:
Find out why residents say,
"If you're lucky enough to live in Fall City. You're lucky Enough."
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