Use the links below to see the article in Pacific Northwest Magazine on April 11th, or the longer online article with more photos and information. Weekly Wizards Clay Eals and Jean Sherrard create this wonderful glimpse of history every Sunday.
We are living in a very challenging time. Fall City Historical Society is interested in understanding how the Covid-19 Pandemic is impacting our community members, businesses and organizations. The effects of this pandemic will be felt for years to come and as a historical society, we believe it is important to capture the many and varied experiences of folks in Fall City. Each business and organization will have its own unique challenges, adaptations, and insights in these struggles. Surveys were mailed out in early September to businesses and organizations. If you did not receive one, or would like to share it with someone you know, please use this link to download a pdf of the survey. Our intention is to keep this as easy as possible and brief answers are welcome.
Many thanks to all who have sent in donations for the Hop Shed work. We will keep everyone informed, but getting funding from King County Preservation is not looking probable.
In the late 1990s, extensive restoration of the Hop Shed added 5 tiers of new timbers at the bottom, but the remaining 9 tiers above that are the original 1888 timbers, which are beginning to seriously deteriorate. In the North side photo (shown location, from the 2016 Assessment) the shifting of the structure due to decay of the timbers at the corners now causes runoff from the roof on the east side to fall directly on the old timbers below.
Thought and discussion about the future are under way. Watch for updates.
Thanks in part to a grant from Heritage 4Culture we have now upgraded to PastPerfect 5.0 and the improved version of PastPerfect Online. Over 90% of our collection records are now accessible online and more are being added. Our online data and images are also indexed to the Google database. Search our collections
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