Monday, March 13, 2017

Explore Redmond's Unique History

Join the Historical Society for a Walking Tour!

"Hotel Redmond"  Credit/ Miguel Llanos
REDMOND, WA - The Redmond Historical Society is excited to announce the date of its next walking tour on Sunday, April 9 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

These tours are a fun opportunity to learn about the people and places that helped make Redmond what it is today. Join our guide Tom Hitzroth as he takes a look at Redmond from the Settlement Period to the mid- 1920s and highlights the sites of early business buildings that defined Redmond’s core, paving the way for the present commercial district.

A $10 donation is suggested for each person. You may pre-register for the event by calling 425-885-2919 or by sending a check to the Redmond Historical Society at 16600 NE 80th Street, Room 106, Redmond, WA 98052.

The tour begins across the street from the Hotel Redmond (Jensen/Fey Architects) at 7730 NE 76th St.  There is a significant amount of walking and standing included in the tour, with limited opportunity for resting. We recommend comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. If you have any further questions, please contact Halee Turner at 425-885-2919 or

Other tour dates include:
Sunday, May 21, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sunday, Sept 10, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


About the Redmond Historical Society:
The Redmond Historical Society is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, located in Redmond, Washington. They serve the community through stewardship: collecting, preserving and sharing Redmond’s unique heritage. Their membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the mission of the Society and learning more about local, regional and Washington State history.
The Society’s office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. To learn more, please visit


Contact: Halee Turner
Manager, Administration and Archives


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