CAYTON-REVELS HOUSE – LANDMARK NOMINATION CONSIDERATION
- SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. (PST)
- Want to write a letter of public support?? It’s so easy!!! Please email letters directly to email@example.com as soon as possible to give the Board enough time to read. Anyone can provide a letter of support to articulate why they feel it’s important to landmark the Cayton-Revels House. Your letters will be archived for generations to come.
- Be part of documented history and sign up to provide 2 minutes of public spoken support at the meeting itself! Online registration to speak at the meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. the day of the meeting and registration will end at the start of the Board meeting.
BHS co-presented with MOHAI
Black History Month virtual program
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:30pm
When History Is Your Story
How does history shape who you are? Hear from community members inspired by moments from local Black history that impact their present lives. When History Is Your Story features places, people, and legacies shared by Eddie Rye (Empire Way to MLK,Jr. Way), Ryan Donaldson (genealogy research and Roslyn,WA mining family), and Chardonnay Beaver (generational bond and media family dedicated to community).
Virtual Program ~ Free Registration HERE *$5 suggested donation
HISTORY COLLECTIVE: CENTRAL DISTRICT
BHS will join a panel of community stakeholder organizations for this event.
History Collective curates conversations and storytelling about the preservation and history of Seattle neighborhoods from community members, artists, historians, business owners, and residents.
Historic Seattle is pleased to present the next History Collective, in partnership with HistoryLink, on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The conversation will accompany HistoryLink’s Walking Tour of Seattle’s Central District neighborhood.
Prior to this virtual event, we encourage you to take the self-guided walking tour – then join us on February 25th for a follow-up conversation on lessons from the past that are informing the future of Seattle’s Black Community in the Central District and beyond. The full lineup of speakers to be announced!
Cost: Free! Register Here
BHS with partners Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Unveil for Rooted in History: African American Heritage Sites Tour/King County – Central District
Join a lunch-time chat with the partners and team for how and why the online tour was built.
BHS partnered with STG for ELEVATE.
ELEVATE is a showcase of Black and Brown voices uplifting one another through the art of spoken word. This project will share untold and unseen work centered around local and national historical events, the impact of systemic racism and individuals challenging racist ideologies. Most importantly, ELEVATE is the celebration and empowerment of the people. This event is created for the community, by the community.
See more details and free registration here.
October is National Family History Month and American Archives Month.
BHS with partners at the Museum of History & Industry to share resources for finding your roots and the history that shaped Washington State. All levels of interest are welcome.
Here is a link to the MOHAI site for more event information.
*Free with admission/Free to BHS and MOHAI members.