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2018 Historic Homes Tour

George Dishmaker House The 2018 Historic Homes Tour will take place this summer to allow home owners to share their beautiful gardens and plantings with visitors, as well as their homes. So mark your calendars for Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are now on sale online and at the Monroe Historical […]

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March program and annual meeting

Wednesday, March 14 is the date for this year’s (2018) annual membership meeting, followed by a wonderful historical program. Mario Vega, Monroe High and WSU graduate, will be presenting on Monroe WWII hero, Tom Haji. Mario has done extensive research and writing on Tom Haji’s life and family who, as Japanese-Americans, were interned during the […]

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2017 Holiday Open House

The Monroe Historical Society wishes to invite members and the public to our annual holiday open house. The event takes place at the Museum, 207 E. Main St., Saturday December 9, from noon to 3:00pm. Enjoy visiting, refreshments and holiday music. Hope to see you there!

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Thanks to the wonderful owners of six beautiful old homes in Monroe and all the amazing volunteers, this year’s historic homes tour was another success. Despite the cold damp November weather, about 150 people came out to do the self-guided tour. The additional fundraiser organized by Valeria Rae, selling vintage recipe cookies, was also a […]

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2017 Scholarship recipient

  Congratulations to our 2017 Haji Family Scholarship recipient, Molly Thompson. The Monroe Historical Society is proud to offer this annual scholarship to a graduating Monroe High School senior each year, thanks to a generous endowment from 1940 Monroe High School valedictorian Hiroko Haji. Society president, Tami Kinney, on right, presented this year’s award to Molly, […]

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The Monroe Historical Society will hold its annual membership meeting and election of officers on Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 pm at the Monroe Public Library. The short meeting will be followed by a slide show and journey back when, not too long ago, Monroe was a small town of 2,700 and one recognized most […]

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House! Join us at the Monroe Historical Museum, Saturday December 3, from noon to 3:00, for our annual holiday open house. The event coincides with the downtown Monroe holiday festivities. So come on down to Main Street for a friendly visit, enjoy some refreshments and enjoy some festive tunes on the historic theater […]

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Monroe Historic Homes Tour

Monroe’s Historic Homes Tour is only weeks away. Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are now on sale online and at the Monroe Historical Museum on Main Street. Tickets are $10 and serve as a donation to the Monroe Historical Society as well as admission to six […]

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The Monroe Historical Society will present a program open to the public at 6:30, Thursday, June 23 at the Monroe Library. Howard M. Voland will discuss the history of the newspaper, with an emphasis on his family’s involvement from 1951 to 1990. Howard M. moved to Monroe in 1951 at the age of two when […]

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March Program: Historic Properties of Snohomish County, Tuesday, March 22. Historic preservation specialist Cara Bertron and Wendy Poischbeg, Economic and Cultural Development Manager for Snohomish County, present an engaging discussion on the process and outcomes of a historic resource inventory completed last year in unincorporated Snohomish County. Close to 8,000 homes, barns and other structures, […]

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