Help Us Map Historic Ballard: Event November 12

Join us for live music, refreshments and a kick-off event describing our new project and how you can help! Ballard Historical Society won a Small and Simple grant from Seattle to create an original Historic Resource Inventory and interactive map. The Mapping Historic Ballard: Shingletown...

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Military Road Through Ballard, Wednesday November 18 7 p.m.

Join us for “Military Road Through Ballard: From Steilacoom to Bellingham,” on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Our presenter is Karen Meador, author and historian.  Military Road connected Fort Steilacoom with Fort Bellingham, passing through Ballard and many other communities. Many buildings were eventually...

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New BHS Web Site

We've just launched a new Web site. We think BallardHistory.org's new modern design will highlight the great archives and programs of the Ballard Historical Society. The Ballard History Wordpress blog has been absorbed into the site, so please replace any previous bookmarks you had to...

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Ballard History Walk on Saturday, August 22 at 10 a.m.

On Saturday, August 22, learn the answers to these intriguing questions: Were ships, shingles, and saloons really the foundation of Ballard? And what about logs, bogs, and hogs? Susan Reinhard hosts a walk along historic Ballard Avenue and shares Ballard’s history. 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Bergen Place Park, 5420 22nd Ave NW...

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