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Wednesdays @ 2:00pm, PORCH STORIES

This popular educational series will be held on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:30 pm throughout the summer on the museum porch.  They will cover varied topics on local history.

 Check back often for topic listings as they are scheduled.


Coming Up:

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

"Keeping Our Community Beautiful"

Over the Years
by Virginia Brown

FREE to all Listeners – a Dozen at a time!

Grab a coffee, an ice cream, or bring your lunch and join us on the covered porch of the

ISLAND COUNTY MUSEUM at the foot of the historic Coupeville Wharf.  Come discover what makes this place special and why it matters!

Check back often for topic listings as they are scheduled.



Made possible by:

 Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve,  Friends of Ebey's,  Windermere Real Estate,  Whidbey Island Bank, &

Island County Historical Society


Previous Topics

May 16: The Ebeys - Before Whidbey Island, with Lee James

May 23: Central Whidbey Geology, with Grant Heiken

May 30: Central Whidbey - Then & Now, with Roger Sherman

June 6: Musical History Tour, with Vern Olsen & Rick Castellano

June 13: Women's Fashion on the Prairie, with Sandy Moore

June 20: Raptors on Whidbey Island, with Matt Klope 

June 27: Whidbey Waters, with Allie Hudec

July 11: Archaeology, with Gideon Cauffman

July 18: Native Life on Penn Cove, with Rick Catellano

July 25: The USS Zeilin Incident, with Pete Pehl

August 1: Central Whidbey Beachcomber, with Sammye Kempbell

August 15th: Coupeville's iconic Front Street, with Sarah Steen

August 22nd: The Mysterious Irene Smith , with Steven Kobylk




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