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A Zoo, Two Mayors and a Triple Crown Winner

News from a 2012 Heritage Special Projects recipient Guest blogger Cassandra Tate, HistoryLink Staff Historian and Video Project Manager, shares some exciting new content…  Over the past three years, www.HistoryLink.org – the online encyclopedia of Washington state history — has added audio and video clips to more than 60 essays, thanks largely to funding from...
Future Remembered Performance in Woodinville

Future Remembered Performance in Woodinville

The Woodinville Heritage Society is hosting a performance of the Book-It Repertory Theatre’s FUTURE REMEMBERED: THE 1962 WORLD’S FAIR AND ITS LEGACY. On April 21, 1962 the Seattle World’s Fair opened its gates to the public. In six short months, ten million people passed through those gates, changing the city and region forever. Now, 50...
To Heritage, Next Fifty is Nifty

To Heritage, Next Fifty is Nifty

Fifty years to the day after the 1962 World’s Fair opened, The Next Fifty, the community-wide commemoration, will kick off a six-month golden anniversary observance with daylong activities at Seattle Center on Saturday, April 21. Over the past two years, Heritage 4Culture has played a significant role in planning The Next Fifty, through staff participation...

historylink has added audio

a 4Culture 2009 Heritage Special Projects Recipient Check it out! HistoryLink just announced the addition of audio for their online essays. Listen to the voices of Hazel Wolf, a local environmentalist and social activist, Floyd Schmoe, a naturalist and peace activist, and Frances Farmer, a Seattle-born actress popular in the 1930s. Visit HistoryLink.org for more information,...

new local history resource for educators

HistoryLink.org, the free online encyclopedia of Washington state history, has just launched an amazing new resource especially tailored for educators and students. The exciting new education project was unveiled a couple weeks ago and features over 40 classroom-ready K – 12 curricula, listings of professional opportunities for educators, and links to other heritage materials and...