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The Hors d’oeuvres & History
Some of you will remember when the SAHS had several programs scheduled each year.  Beginning in September, 2014, we are trying something new.  The Society will host a series of fun history programs at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center.  “The H & H” is a play on on the name of our favorite mascot, the shortest railroad in the world that once ran between the twin cities of Stanwood and East Stanwood.

The H & H in this case, stands for the Hors d’oeuvres & History.  Appetizers and sparkling juices will be served at each event and a history program will be presented:

Sunday September 14th, 2014 4:00 p.m.
One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail,” A Humanities Washington presentation, featuring Hank Cramer, one of the best-loved folksingers in the West, who will share the history of the trail and the songs the pioneers sang as they made their arduous way West.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 4:00 p.m. (Columbus Day) —
Columbus … What happened?”  John Yarnell, Port Susan Middle School American history teacher will explain why, in Washington State, kids in school no longer sing “Columbus, hero, brave, and strong.”

Sunday November 9th, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Early Photographs of Snohomish County Indians.”  David Dilgard, Everett Public Library Historian will share photographs takenby Norman Edson, Ferdinand Brady, and J. A. Juleen.

Put the dates on your calendar and plan to attend  The programs and the hors d’oeuvres will be complimentary.  Students are especially encourages to come and bring their parents.

All aboard our little Stanwood-Camano History Train !

Women's Fashions from the 1890s - 1960s
at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
27130 102nd Ave NW   Stanwood, WA
The exhibit features
our extensive collection of women's vintage clothing from local donors.

Waistlines & Hemlines ExhibitNew fashions have been added this year to enhance the already spectacular display.  Waistlines and Hemlines vividly tells the story of the women who lived in the Stanwood area during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. The exhibit features an extensive collection of fashionable ladies’ clothing that serves to illuminate women’s history in the decades from 1900 through 1970.

These are the clothes that women saved because they were treasured; the clothing had special meaning and memories attached to it. Outfits range from wool swimsuits to satin and lace wedding dresses.
The display of vintage fashions is organized in sections devoted to telling the story of each decade through the clothes women wore then.
While the clothing collection is truly impressive, docents have enhanced the fashions by cleverly weaving into the exhibit historical anecdotes, photographs from each decade, newspaper articles and ads of the day, period objects, and an interpretive synopsis of each era covered.

Call 360-629-6110 to make tour appointments.

2014 SAHS Historical Photograph Calendar2014 Annual Historical Calendars Available - $10.00 

The front cover features the Florence Girls’ basketball team.  The small community south of Stanwood in the Stillaguamish valley was once a thriving river town as pictured in the month of February.  Each month has a picture from the Stanwood/Camano area with historical information.  Calendars are available for $10 at the museum, 27122 102nd Ave. N.W. in Stanwood, the Duck In Café, Looking Good Barber Shop, ReMax Real Estate (Stanwood and Camano), Silvana Meats, Snow Goose Books, Stanwood Hardware, Stanwood-Camano News and Willow and Jim’s Café in Silvana. 
We are grateful to the above businesses for their help.
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SAHS Board Meetings - Third Tuesday afternoons at 4 pm at the Museum 2nd Floor
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New Volunteer Members are always welcome!
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Volunteers are welcome ! call 360-629-6110

The Floyd Norgaard Cultural CenterDirections:
The Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center is part of the Stanwood Area Historical Society and is located two blocks north of the intersection of Highway 532 and 102nd Ave NW in the historic west end of Stanwood about 7 miles west of I - 5 Stanwood Camano exit 212
Parking is available in the parking lot just west of Center - 27108 102nd Ave. N. W. Stanwood, WA

Proceeds from rentals and events benefit the continuing preservation and rehabilitation of the Public Hall and SAHS educational and historical projects and programs.

Stanwood Area Historical Society has an Enews mailing list, if you wish to hear about activities and programs, please join or send a supporting donation to SAHS - click here for the form and we'll add you to the list. Thanks!

For information on Glass Quest or the Snow Goose Festival, contact -
Our Great Snow Goose Bookstore!  

The Stanwood Chamber of Commerce http://www.stanwoodchamber.org/

The Camano Island Chamber of Commerce http://www.camanoisland.org/

GlassQuest 2013 http://www.thegreatnwglassquest.com/

The Port Susan Snow Goose Festival http://www.snowgoosefest.org


For information about renting the Floyd-
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