Preserve, Educate, Advocate
Preserve, Educate, Advocate


Historic House Styles
September 17, 2020 from 6:30-7:30pm

Join State Architectural Historian, Michael Houser on a virtual discovery of the rich residential architecture of Everett and the surrounding communities. Learn the details and backgrounds of various home designs from the 1870s to the 1970s. From lavish Queen Anne homes to groovy 1970s Split Levels, Houser will give participants a broad overview of various architectural styles, building materials & technologies, and offer some insight into some of Historic Everett’s leading architects and builders.

“What Style of House is it?” 

You’ll be able to see the presentation on your computer browser or download the Zoom app on your smart phone or tablet. Guest’s may ask questions in the Zoom chat window during the live presentation. This Zoom presentation is available to the public and members of Historic Everett. Your donation will support further educational programs and activities to preserve our local heritage. You will receive an email with the link to the tour presentation from Historic Everett. Click “Donate” below to reserve ‘your space’ for the presentation today.

Suggested donation: Members $5/non-members $10. Your donation receipt will come from PayPal. Historic Everett is a non-profit 501c3.

2020 Recent Events

Hewitt Ave National Historic District Tour (Virtual)
Original presentation: August 26, 6:00pm meeting via Zoom
The presentation by historian Jack O’Donnell will be replayed in the near future. 

Evergreen Cemetery Tour (Virtual)
Original presentation: July 28, 6:00pm meeting via Zoom
Watch the full video tour lead by local historian Gene Fosheim:

Suggested donation: $5 payable below on the PayPal/VISA website. Click DONATE.
Thanks for support by Evergreen Cemetery, Live in Everett, City of Everett, Everett Public Library NW Room

Annual Meeting: March 1, 2020 at 2:00pm
Everett Public Library Auditorium

Guest speaker, Feliks Banel, Editor of COLUMBIA, the quarterly magazine of the Washington State Historical Society. He has been a host and contributor for KIRO Radio on matters of Northwest history.

2019 Events

Dec 15 at 6:30pm: Historic Everett Holiday Party, Delta Hotel by Marriott, 3105 Pine St
Sept 14 at 10am-3pm: Historic Everett Home Tour Home Tour
August 10 at 10am: Downtown Everett Tour. Lead by Jack O’Donnell. Village Theatre Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave.
July 13 at 10am: Out of Town Tour: Snohomish with Warner Blake. 230 Avenue B, Snohomish.
June 8: Evergreen Cemetery Tour with Gene Fosheim, 10am.
May 18: Bayside/NW Neighborhoods Tour 10am, meet at Grand Avenue Park.
May 4: Brown Preservation Awards, Everett Station Weyerhauser Room, 3201 Smith St., 10:30am.
April 20: Mapping Everett’s History, 10am, Everett Public Library Auditorium, guest speaker Fred Cruger.
March 16: Malstrom Heritage Awards luncheon, 11:30am, Granite Falls. Presented by LOSCHO.
March 1:
 Lowell School: Heart Bomb, 3pm, 3715 Oakes Avenue in front of school.
Feb 24: Annual Membership Meeting “The Boeing 747’s First Flight” guest speaker Steve Bertrand.

2018 Events

Dec 16: Holiday Party, 6:30pm, Elks Club, 2802 Hoyt Ave.
Sept 8:
Home Tour, 10am-3pm. Tour starts at the Van Valey House, 2130 Colby Ave.
Aug 9, 16, 23: Waterfront History Boat Tours, 6:30-8pm. Meet at Jetty Landing, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive.
July 26: Waterfront History Boat Tour, 6:30-8pm.Co-sponsored by Historic Everett and the Port of Everett. Meet at Jetty Landing, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive.
July 22: Everett’s 125th Anniversary presentation by Jack O’Donnell. Everett Public Library Auditorium.
June 30: Evergreen Cemetery Tour, 11am, led by Gene Fosheim.
June 2: Mill Town Trail Bike Tour & Waterfront History sponsored by Historic Everett, presentation by Jack O’Donnell, 10am-1pm. 1205 Craftsman Way.
May 9: Waterfront History Bus Tours, 3:30 & 5:30, free admission. Co-sponsored by Historic Everett and the Port of Everett. 
April 23-25Revitalize WA preservation conference in Port Townsend, sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.
April 12Everett Museum honors Larry O’Donnell, Everett Yacht Club.
Mar 17: Malstrom Heritage Awards luncheon, 11:30am, Marysville Museum. Presented by LOSCHO.
Feb 18: Historic Everett Annual Meeting. 125th Anniversary of Everett, speaker Jack O’Donnell

2017 Events

Feb 19: Annual meeting at the Everett Library auditorium
State Architectural Historian Michael Houser highlights the work of several local Mid-Century Modern architects including Harold W. Hall, William A. Johnson, Robert Champion and John Bryant
Mar 18: Malstrom Heritage Awards by the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations (LOSCHO)
Apr 30: Margaret Summit will talk about Madame Luella Boyer, Everett’s probable first African American business woman.
May 6: Brown Awards, presented by the Everett Historic Commission. Weyerhauser Room at the Everett Station.
June 10: The Cemetery Tour at Evergreen Cemetery, led by Gene Fosheim.
June 11: Trinity Episcopal celebrates their Quasquicentennial (125th) Anniversary — Jack O’Donnell gives a talk on the first three decades of Everett history.
July 29: Mid-Century Modern Architecture downtown tour and open houses cosponsored with Docomomo WEWA.
August 19: Civil War program at Evergreen Cemetery.
Sept 23: Historic Everett Home Tour of 7 homes starting with the Van Valey House.
Oct 22: Aileen Langhans presents her new book, “Random Facts From the Founding Days of Everett, Washington”.
Dec 17: Holiday party at the Schack Art Center.

2016 Events

Mar 6: Annual Meeting, at Trinity Lutheran College. Christopher Summitt, “Everett and First Settlements in Snohomish County”.
Mar 19: LOSCHO Malstrom Award luncheon.
Apr 3: Kent Sullivan on the Northern Pacific Railroad
Apr 17: Talk and book signing with Gene Fosheim, author of Mill Town Boy
Jun 4: Cemetery Tour, Evergreen Cemetery.
July 13: Ceremony for moving the Weyerhauser building.
July 28: Bicycle ride on the Mill Town Trail.
Aug 20: Downtown guided walking tour with Jack O’Donnell.
Aug 27: Civil War cemetery tour at Historic Evergreen Cemetery, led by Gene Fosheim.
Oct 29: Presentation of the creation of the “Everett Massacre graphic novel” by Deborah Fox.
Nov 3: 100th anniversary of the Everett Massacre.
Dec 17: Holiday party at the Schack Art Center.