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 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 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: 1925-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. Participants will meet…

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International Museum Day 2020

  Happy Museum Day! In an ideal world, you would celebrate this day with a visit to one (or both!) of Issaquah’s two local history museums. Later this summer, the museums will be open to family groups who want to schedule a visit. For now, let me introduce you to the buildings and the history…

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