Here's the perfect gift for that Edmonds history buff on your list. And it's free.
While supplies last, you can pick up a high-quality calendar showing historical pictures of the city. They are available in the lobby of Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N.
The 18-month calendar is a production of the Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission. Established in 2002 by the Edmonds City Council, the commission is charged with registering and documenting historical sites and structures in Edmonds.
The Edmonds Register of Historic Homes now contains 15 properties.
Here are the picture headings in the calendar:
- Railroad Foreman's House, 1917
- , 1890
- , 1922
- /Olympic View Hotel, 1894-1975
- August Johnson House, 1905
- , 1909
- The Red Shed, 1900
- Dr. O.W. Schmidt and the Edmonds Hospital, Fourth Ave. S
- The Big Snow, 1916
- , 1910
- , 1924
- Edmonds Bank, 1907
- and Parsonage, 1898
Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission members meet the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
The chairman is Larry Vogel, who writes the Then and Now weekly history column for Edmonds Patch.