Historic Everett Home Tour
September 14, 10am – 3pm
Check-in for tour starts at 2130 Colby Ave at the Van Valley House
Tour some of Everett’s amazing historic homes! This popular event is a great way learn the homes history and see how each home has been updated and preserved. Find out useful tips on fixing up your place!
Tickets are available for $20 at J. Matheson’s Gifts on Colby Ave and now online at Brown Paper Tickets. Or purchase day of the tour as the tour starts at the Van Valley House. Tour guests will get their guide booklet and map of house to use between 10am-3pm.
You may be asked to wear footies or remove your shoes at some homes. Slip on shoes are encouraged.
We need volunteers to help at all the homes; contact Andrea at 425-870-6699 to sign up. Volunteers get a FREE pass to go on the tour.
Thanks to our sponsors
Port of Everett
Lamoureaux Real Estate
Joh L Scott Real Estate
J. Matheson’s Gifts
Special thanks to artist Rosemary Jones
2019 Recent Events
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.
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.
April 12: Everett Museum honors Larry O’Donnell, Everett Yacht Club.
April 23-25: Revitalize WA preservation conference in Port Townsend, sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.
May 9: Waterfront History Bus Tours, 3:30 & 5:30, free admission. Co-sponsored by Historic Everett and the Port of Everett. Register at www.portofeverett.com/bustours or contact Catherine Soper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 30: Evergreen Cemetery Tour, 11am, led by Gene Fosheim.
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
Feb 19: Annual meeting, at the library auditorium at Everett and Hoyt Aves. 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.
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.