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The Eastside Heritage Center is committed to preserving the past as it builds community and connects people with their heritage. In addition to maintaining and preserving the largest collection of artifacts, photos and archival material related to East King County, Washington, the Eastside Heritage Center focuses on sharing this collection with the community through exhibits, books, presentations and a wide variety of education programs.

Staff Position Available
Marketing & Special Events Manager - The Marketing & Special Events Manager is responsible for the marketing of Eastside Heritage Center, its programs and activities, as well as being responsible for the planning and coordination of the organization’s fundraising and special events, including the annual Heritage Benefit Dinner and the Bellevue Strawberry Festival, Eastside Heritage Center’s signature public event.  *Click here for full job description and application information.

History teaches us through stories

Thank you to all those who joined us at the 7th Annual Eastside Heritage Center Benefit Dinner this year! Your generosity raised over $65,000 towards the stewardship of Eastside history. Eastside Heritage Center is honored to steward and share the stories of “us”, a community built through years of hard work. Please enjoy the following stories that were shared at the event and learn how dreamers and caring for one another can help us continue to grow as a community, today and tomorrow.
Click here for link to videos.

Upcoming Events

Fraser Cabin Heritage Programs
Dates:   Saturday, April 26, 2014  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Sheep Shearing Event)
       Saturdays,   May 17 & June 21, 2014  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:   Kelsey Creek Farm Park, Bellevue

Early Bellevue Walking Tour
Date:   Sunday, May 4, 2014
Time:   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:   Meet at Bellevue Downtown Park, Main Entrance & Fountain on NE 4th STreet
Registration:   425-450-1049 or email Space is limited. Register by May 2

History of the Mercer Slough Talk & Walk
Date:   Sunday, May 18, 2014
Time:   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:   Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center (1625 118th Ave. SE, Bellevue)

Coal Creek History Hike
Date:   Sunday, June 1, 2014
Time:   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:   Redtown Trail Head (7336 Lakemont Boulevard SE, Bellevue)

Dates:   Saturday, June 28,2014  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
       Sunday,   June 29,2014  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where:   Crossroads International Park (NE 8th Street & 164th Ave NE, Bellevue)

The Eastside Heritage Center would like to thank its 2014 Heritage Benefit Dinner Sponsors:                                             

                      Heritage Stewards:

The Bellevue Collections               Crossroads Bellevue

                               The Family of Lucille McDonald
                               Su Development
                               Tim & Edie Johnson
                               K C Councilmember Jane Hague District 6
                               The Bellevue Club
                               Peterson, Russell, Kelly, PLLC
                               Janice & D.P. Van Blaricom
                               Radcliffe Family
                               Bill and Nancy Way
                               The Spring District
                               Wallace Properties
                               The Fortin Group
                               Baylis Architects


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Activities of the Eastside Heritage Center are supported by

             4Culture                           City of Bellevue

The Eastside Heritage Center is a proud afiliate of:

             Visit Bellevue                AKCHO

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