Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association is presenting a new historical exhibit, “Vashon 1885: The Early Settlers,” opening on First Friday, April 5th, at 6:00 pm. The exhibit traces the story of Vashon’s pioneer families and their descendents who continue to reside on Vashon today.
Curator, Jessica Dewire with the help of Laurie Tucker and Jean Findlay, collected photos, graphics, and historical artifacts from the original settlers' descendents. The descendents of the 1885 families include the Shermans, Wards, Bibbins and Fullers. Also featured in the exhibit are the Hofmeister, Landers, Anway, Snow, Livesley and Cristman families.
Now there is the opportunity to get an in-depth look at the lifestyles, the hardships and the rewards, of the pioneers, their children and their children’s children, as they evolved and grew to the men and women we know today.
The exhibit will run through the summer, closing on October 20, 2012. Museum hours are 1:00pm – 4:00pm Wednesday through Sunday.
For more information contact Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Associate at 206.463.7808 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org.