Monday, August 11, 2014

Redmond Historical Society Announces Speaker Schedule

The Redmond Historical Society announced the schedule for its 2014-15 Saturday Speaker Series that   begins on September 13th at 10:30am at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center. The series features eight speakers addressing topics of local, state and Pacific Northwest historical interest.  Read More about the speakers >>


“We have a terrific mix of speakers and topics this season.  For anyone interested in history, this is a nice way to spend a Saturday morning,” suggests Sherry Stilin, Chair of the program. “The doors open thirty minutes early so people can enjoy coffee and conversation with other like-minded individuals.”


The Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center is located at 16600 NE 80th Street, Redmond, WA.  Doors open at 10:00am. Program begins at 10:30am. There is a $5 suggested donation for non-members. The Redmond Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For a more detailed description of each speaker and topic, please see the Society website at  Speakers subject to change.



Redmond Historical Society Saturday Speaker Series

10:30am – Noon

Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center

Second Saturday of the Month

Speakers subject to change


September 13th

Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums

Harriet Baskas

Author and journalist

Speaking courtesy of Humanities Washington


October 11th

The History of Carnation Farms

Elbridge H. Stuart III

Owner and managing director; great grandson of Carnation Farms founder Elbridge Amos Stuart.


November 8th

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Michael Schein

Author and professor of American legal history

Speaking courtesy of Humanities Washington.


January 10th

Redmond History 101: The First Fifty Years

Joe Townsend

Vice President - Finance, Redmond Historical Society


February 14th

Eddie Bauer and the Northwest: Adventure-Driven Innovation

Colin Berg

Brand Historian - Eddie Bauer


March 14th

Flower Farmers: The Story of the Hmong in Puget Sound

The Hmong Association of Washington.


April 11th

Captain Cook and the Evolution of the Cartographic Image of the Northwest Passage

David Nicandri

Author and former executive director of the Washington State Historical Society.

May 9th

The Nokomis Club: Portrait of a Women’s Organization 1909 to Present

Alexa Munoz

President of Nokomis Club


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