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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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2015 Quilt Winner

Winner of the 2014 historic quilt, Sharon Howard, is shown at left holding her prize. Longtime member and historical society supporter, Sharon was thrilled with her win. Congratulations Sharon!

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House! Members and the public are invited to the annual Monroe Historical Society Holiday Open House. Come see friends, visit the museum and enjoy warm drinks and cookies. Saturday, December 5, 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Monroe Historical Museum, 207 E.Main St., Monroe, WA.

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First Field Trip 2015-16

Fourth, Fifth and Sixth grade students from Sky Valley Education Center in Monroe visited the Monroe Historical Museum October 8. Students participated in chores and other activities of a century ago, a walking tour of downtown and time in the museum itself, including a visit to the still intact jail cell. A fine time was […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten

‘Gone But Not Forgotten’ program June 3 at Park Place Middle School a huge success Park Place Middle School 8th graders presented their research and efforts to refurbish and complete a WWII monument and honor the eighteen young men who lost their lives fighting in the war. The monument, originally installed at Monroe’s Memorial Field […]

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Condensery, Fall Program

The Public is invited to join the Monroe Historical Society at its Fall Program, Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Monroe Library, 818 Village Way. In conjunction with the recent painting of the landmark smokestack, Bob Kosters, archivist for the Carnation-Nestle Company, will present the history of the Carnation milk brand in the area and the […]

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On Saturday, February 1, 177 enthusiastic Monroe School District students packed into Monroe High School to participate in the beginning round of the National History Day contest. The event, sponsored by the History Channel and coordinated  by historical society volunteer Gail Dillaway, displayed some amazing talent on the part of the students. Categories included displays, […]

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“Early Monroe” Now Available

“Early Monroe” by Monroe author and historian Dexter Taylor now available at Monroe Historical Museum and other locations. With 200 beautiful historic photos, several never published before, this makes a wonderful gift!

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