Tune in to KRKO 1380 at 7 PM to hear Tom and Steve interview local historian Larry O’Donnell on Coach Enoch Bagshaw and Everett’s 1920 National Championship Football Team.

We are proud of these young men and their coach.
Visit us again in January to see the video being prepared to honor this football legacy!


Happy Holidays from Barb and the Board of Trustees!



46 people attended the Museum’s Annual Meeting on February 23, 2020, at Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip, WA.

Members voted on by-law amendments and elected new board officers. Executive Director Barb George reported on the renovations to the lower level, getting ready for the elevator, and gave us assurances that the Museum will open in 2021.

After the business meeting, guests enjoyed a special presentation by Penny Buse, author of Stuck in the Mud: the History of Warm Beach, Washington. She told interesting stories about the people who settled this area.

Program Manager Chase Dermott described ongoing programs including a musical history of Everett which will be performed by the Everett Chorale on March 29, 2020, at Everett Performing Arts Center.


Everett Museum of History honored the Woman’s Book Club at its fundraising event on April 25, 2019, to celebrate the Club’s 125-year history of service to Everett.  Local historians Roberta Jonnet and Larry O’Donnell told the story of the club’s founding and accomplishments through the years.  Special thanks to emcee Bob Drewel and event sponsors The Newland Family, Idamae Schack and Coastal Community Bank.

From left to right: Bob Drewel, Bill DeGroodt, India Civey (President of the WBC), Myrna Overstreet, Barb George, and Roberta Jonnet


Everett Museum of History hosted a haunted walking tour podcast in conjunction with the Downtown Everett Association’s Halloween trick-or-treating event on October 31st, 2018. You can still check out the podcast and follow the ghost stories from the downtown Everett core. Sponsorships for this event included Sno-Isle Food Co-op. Read more about the program at the Everett Herald.


To Celebrate Everett’s 125th Birthday
Everett Transit Center
June 2, 2018
To kick-off the celebration for Everett’s big 125th birthday, we will be hosting a scavenger hunt with prizes at the official City of Everett event at the Everett Transit Center. Guests will be able to pick up a scavenger hunt worksheet at our booth that will ask questions that can be answered by checking out all the booths at the event, most of which will have historic photos and/or literature available. Completed worksheets will be eligible to enter a drawing for prizes. The event will include something for everyone including a touch a truck opportunity and other fun activities. Come out and celebrate the City’s 125th birthday!!


Everett Public Library, Auditorium
July 22, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 PM 

Local historian Jack O’Donnell will bring Everett’s early years to life through photos and stories. Learn about our boomtown beginnings in 1890s – the big businesses, churches, bars, and individuals that built our community. See which buildings remain from Everett’s earliest days and learn about the ones that no longer exist, as our city has grown and changed dramatically since 1893. Everett Museum of History staff will also be on-hand to showcase amazing artifacts dating back to Everett’s earliest days. This event is part of the City of Everett’s 125thanniversary celebration during the summer of 2018. Co-sponsored with Historic Everett and the Everett Public Library Northwest Room.


Everett Public Library
August 19, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Join us in a celebration of Everett’s past, present, and future as we seal up our 2018 time capsule, to be opened in 50 years. The time capsule will include postcards featuring the stories, poems, art, and memories contributed by our community members all summer long. Everett Museum of History staff will share stories from Everett’s past about the many ways our community has imagined its future. This event is part of the City of Everett’s 125th anniversary celebration during the summer of 2018. Co-sponsored with the Everett Public Library Northwest Room.


Everett Museum of History Annual Meeting
Snohomish County PUD Building, Commission Meeting Room

May 20, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

The Everett Museum of History’s curatorial staff will be presenting at our annual meeting on best practices for preserving personal heirlooms. We’ll highlight some of the causes of deterioration and then talk in more depth about the preservation do’s and don’ts for common materials including photographs, videos, albums, and clothing. We’ll finish up with some tips on capturing oral interviews so you can preserve those special memories too. Come learn how you can preserve your heirlooms just like the museum!