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Heritage Series

Fraser Cabin Heritage Program
Dates:   : Saturdays, August 15, September 19
Time:   11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:   Kelsey Creek Farm Park (410 130th Pl SE, Bellevue 98005)

Visitors are invited to participate in hands-on activities that relate to early Eastside settler life at the historic 1888 Fraser Cabin. Hands-on history activities include agriculture, dairy, household tasks, log cabin construction, games and a scavenger hunt. Eastside Heritage Center staff and volunteers present the activities and interpret the log cabin that was built and occupied by the Fraser family over 100 years ago!

Presented in partnership with Bellevue Parks & Community Services.

Digging Deeper: Historic Seattle Archives Tour at Eastside Heritage Center
Date:   Saturday, August 1, 2015
Time:   10:30AM-12:00PM
Where:   Winters House (2102 Bellevue Way SE, Bellevue, 98004
Registration:   Online at
$10 General Public / $8 Members (Historic Seattle) / $5 Students

Digging Deeper: Historic Seattle Archives is visiting Eastside Heritage Center at the historic Winters House. This multi-session program is designed to provide attendees with behind-the-scenes insight to primary research materials in the many archives and libraries in Seattle and King County. Each month they visit a selected archive or library and receive expert advice on what is available and how staff can assist with research projects. This program helps the public to explore buildings, architecture, and history in the greater Seattle area. Join Historic Seattle Archives and Eastside Heritage Center for an informational program on EHC resources and research opportunities. The Eastside Heritage Center maintains a collection of over 30,000 items, including cultural and household artifacts from pioneer settlement through today, including farm implements, furniture, textiles, clothing and musical instruments; and archival materials, including photographs, audio-visual records and oral histories, from individuals, businesses, families and institutions across the region.

Oudoor Adventure

Early Bellevue Walking Tour
Date:   Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time:   5:30PM-7:30PM
Where:   Meet at Bellevue Downtown Park (Main Entrance & Fountain on NE 4th St.)
Registration:   425-450-1049 or email

Before glass towers defined the skyline and shoppers bustled across busy pavement, Bellevue was a quiet town of dirt roads and scattered homes. The first settlers from Seattle began to drift across Lake Washington in the 1860s. Discover the hidden history throughout downtown Bellevue on this Early Bellevue Walking Tour, presented by Eastside Heritage

Heritage Benefit Dinner Photos

Heritage Dinner Photo
Heritage Benefit Dinner photos are now available through Team Photogenic!.

Click Here to see the online gallery.

Heritage Dinner Photo


A warm thank you to all those who supported the 8th Annual Heritage Benefit Dinner on February 26, 2015 at the Meydenbauer Center. Your generosity raised over $89,000 towards the stewardship of Eastside history.

The Eastside Heritage Center would like to thank its 2015 Heritage Benefit Dinner Sponsors:

                                       Heritage History Makers:

The Bellevue Collections

                                       Heritage Steward:

Crossroads Bellevue

                                       Wine Sponsors:
                                Chateau St Michelle
                               Tim & Edie Johnson

                            Parking Sponsors:
                                Vander Hoek Corp.

                                ;Peterson, Russell, Kelly, PLLC.

                               K C Councilmember Jane Hague District 6
                               Su Development
                               Wallace Properties
                               Bill & Nancy Way

                               Baylis Architects
                               GLY Construction
                               Fortin Group
                               Peterson Russell Kelly
                               D.P. & Janice Van Blaricom
                               The Bellevue Club
                               The Spring District
                               Vander Hoek Windows & Doors

For more information, contact the Eastside Heritage Center at 425-450-1049


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