Local historian and educator Jack O’Donnell speaks about Everett’s boomtown beginnings in a free program at 2 pm Sunday July 22, 2018 in the Everett Public Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Avenue in Everett.
O’Donnell, author of several books on Everett and Snohomish County history, will bring Everett’s earliest days to life through photos and stories. O’Donnell’s talk with describe Everett’s sudden creation in the 1890s, focusing on the big businesses, churches, bars, and individuals responsible for developing the community. Discover which early buildings remain and learn about the ones that no longer exist.
Everett Museum of History staff will also be present to showcase historical artifacts in the museum’s collection, dating back to the 1890s. This event is co-sponsored with Historic Everett and the Everett Museum of History and is part of the City of Everett’s 125th anniversary celebration during the summer of 2018.
For further information, please call 425-257-8000 or visit www.epls.org/125.