Please join us Feb. 8 – 29 as the South Whidbey Historical Society presents “Snapshots of South Whidbey History” from noon to 5 p.m., (weather permitting) in the Bayview Cash Store’s Front Room Gallery (second floor).
For SWHS Members and Donors, there will be a private reception on Friday, Feb. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m., with an update by South Whidbey Historical Society President Bill Haroldson.
Every Saturday, from 3 to 4 p.m. history talks will be presented on various topics:
- Feb. 8: “The Circuitous Route of Women’s Suffrage in WA” by Bob Waterman
- Feb. 15: “One Hundred Years of Ferry Service” by Bill Haroldson
- Feb. 22: “Tales about Langley’s Early Settlers” by Bob Waterman
- Feb. 29: “The Era of Fishing Resorts on South Whidbey” by Bill Haroldson
Suggested donation is $5 for the talks. Books will be available for sale before and after the 3 p.m. Saturday History Talks.
- See vintage fashions… historic photos… memorabilia… videos.
- Learn about WA suffrage and the 100th anniversary of the all-woman Langley City Council in this centennial year of the passing of the 19th amendment.
- Discover the beginnings of early automobile ferry service from Clinton.
- Listen to tales about Langley’s early settlers.
- Explore the Era of Fishing Resorts on South Whidbey.
Suggested donation is $5 for the talks. Books will be available for sale before and after the Saturday History Talks.
The Exhibit opens to the general public on Saturday, February 8 at noon and will be open daily thereafter (weather permitting) from noon to 5 p.m.
Special thanks to the Goosefoot Community Fund for inviting the South Whidbey Historical Society to use the Front Room Gallery space.