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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.

Eastside Heritage Center Welcomes Josh Gannis As Its Next Executive Director!

Eastside Heritage Center (EHC) is pleased to announce the selection of Josh Gannis as its next Executive Director. Josh will lead EHC in their mission to preserve and share the history of East King County with the community. He will join the team on August 2, 2017.

Executive Director

“I’m overjoyed at becoming the Eastside Heritage Center’s new Executive Director,” says Josh. “I have been impressed and humbled by the passion and energy of all the board members, staff, and volunteers I have met.”

Hands-on History Programming: 1888 Historic Fraser Cabin
Dates:   Third Saturdays May-September (May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16)
Time:   11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Special Events:   Sheep Shearing on Saturday, April 29, 2017 & Farm Fair on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where:   Kelsey Creek Farm Park (410 130th Pl SE, Bellevue, 98005)

Crossroads Farmers Market
Dates:   Tuesday’s, July 11, August 15, September 12
Time:   12:00pm -6:00pm
Where:   Crossroads Shopping Center, Bellevue

Early Bellevue Walking Tour
Dates:   Thursday, July 20 & Tuesday, August 8
Time:   5:30pm-7:30pm
Where:   Meet at the Bellevue Downtown Park (Entrance & Fountain off NE 4th Street)
Registration:   Space is limited, please register by
calling 425-450-1049 or emailing


The Eastside Heritage Center would like to thank its 2017 Heritage Benefit Dinner Sponsors:


Heritage Stewards:

The Bellevue Collections

Apex Foundation

Parking Sponsors:

Peterson, Russell, Kelly, PLLC.


Wine Sponsors:

Chateau St Michelle
Tim & Edie Johnson



                                             Bellevue Club
                                             Bill & Nancy Way
                                             Peterson Russell Kelly PLLC
                                             Su Development
                                             GLY Construction
                                             The Spring District
                                             Lil’ Jon Restaurant
                                             Wallace Properties
                                             Mike Nesteroff & Kimm Viebrock


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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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