Downtown History Hike, Part II (1926-present)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today. -Tickets are $15…

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Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today. -Tickets are $15…

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Downtown History Hike, Part I (1880-1925)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a socially-distanced walk through the history of Issaquah, from the 1880s to approximately 1925. You’ll hear stories of early efforts by hops farmers, the town’s growth during the coal-mining era, and what life was like for residents of Issaquah a century ago. You’ll leave seeing Issaquah’s historic…

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Downtown History Hike, Part II (1926-present)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today. -Tickets are $15…

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Downtown History Hike, Part I (1880-1925)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a socially-distanced walk through the history of Issaquah, from the 1880s to approximately 1925. You’ll hear stories of early efforts by hops farmers, the town’s growth during the coal-mining era, and what life was like for residents of Issaquah a century ago. You’ll leave seeing Issaquah’s historic…

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Downtown History Hike, Part II (1926-present)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from roughly 1925 to the present. You’ll hear how Issaquah changed from a booming mine town to a tight-knit farming community, and how it has transformed from a bedroom community into the thriving city it is today. -Tickets are $15…

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Downtown History Hike, Part I (1880-1925)

Museum Director, Erica Maniez, will lead participants on a socially-distanced walk through the history of Issaquah, from the 1880s to approximately 1925. You’ll hear stories of early efforts by hops farmers, the town’s growth during the coal-mining era, and what life was like for residents of Issaquah a century ago. You’ll leave seeing Issaquah’s historic…

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Grand Ridge Mine Hike

Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of Issaquah’s earliest miners? On the Issaquah History Museums’ Grand Ridge Mine Hike, you will have the chance to explore the daily commute of miners who worked in Issaquah’s longest-lasting coal mining operation. The hike will begin at the East Sunset Trailhead in downtown Issaquah and…

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The Outdoors is Open Year-Round in Issaquah

By Nina Milligan, Issaquah Highlands It has never been more important to be outdoors than it is now. The coronavirus pandemic drives us outdoors for the safety of fresh air and respite from work-from-home cabin-fever. Thankfully, Issaquah’s usually mild weather and great parks provide ample opportunities for walks, hikes, and bike rides. Try Grand Ridge…

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