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Feb
17
Wed
Cayton-Revels House Landmark Nomination Consideration @ Landmarks Preservation Board
Feb 17 @ 3:30 pm

CAYTON-REVELS HOUSE  – LANDMARK NOMINATION CONSIDERATION

For the preservation of the home owned early 20th Century on Seattle’s Capitol Hill by Horace Cayton and Susie Revels Cayton, owners and publishers of The Seattle Republican newspaper.

  • 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 erin.doherty@seattle.gov 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.
Feb
24
Wed
BHS Black History Month-When History Is Your Story @ MOHAI virtual event
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

 

Feb
25
Thu
BHS with Historic Seattle – History Collective: Central District @ Historic Seattle
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm

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

 

Mar
31
Wed
Unveil – Rooted in History: African American Heritage Sites Tour @ Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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.

*Free with registration

Jun
16
Wed
ELEVATE at STG @ STG virtual program
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

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.

Elevate June 16, 2021 graphic

Jul
25
Sun
WSJHS and BHS_Central Area Heritage Tours PR Event @ Tolliver Temple_tour site
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
28
Wed
Jacqueline E. A. Lawson_Celebration of Life @ Greater Glory Ministries - Church of God in Christ
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Oct
9
Sat
At the Root of It All – Family, Culture, and Community Event @ Museum of History & Industry
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

Nov
6
Sat
MLK, Jr. 60th Anniversary Event @ Citywide/Seattle
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day
Jan
17
Mon
MLK, Jr. Day Rally & March @ Garfield High School - Parking Lot
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

2022 MLK Jr. Day

As part of the Seattle MLK Coalition’s week of events, folks will gather in the Garfield High School parking lot for an 11 am rally, followed by a march downtown beginning at 12:30. There will also be a live broadcast on Rainieravenueradio.world.
(Garfield High School, Central District, free)