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 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

The history of the Mukilteo Historical Society gift shop | Muk Revisited

The Mukilteo Historical Society gift shop is on the light station grounds in Quarters B, which was previously the assistant lighthouse keeper's family residence. The revenue from... — Updated 6/1/2022

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

Preservation of Mukilteo's iconic light station | Muk Revisited

Lighthouses serve as beacons of hope and strength throughout the world and the Mukilteo community is fortunate to have our own. The lighthouse tower houses the Fourth Order Fresnel... — Updated 2/23/2022

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

The Spirit of Ivar Haglund shines in aftermath of storm | Muk Revisited

This year's rain, wind, and flooding remind us of legendary storms from previous years. One of the most significant in Mukilteo was Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, when the storm came from... — Updated 12/8/2021

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

The Fowler Pear Tree | Muk Revisited

The Mukilteo light station is not the only site on the Washington Heritage Register. Mukilteo also has the Point Elliott Treaty Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Monument,... — Updated 3/11/2021

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

History of Lighthouse Park

The area now known as Mukilteo Lighthouse Park has a long history. Native Americans used the land for thousands of years and local tribes held inter-tribal conferences in this... — Updated 2/3/2021

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

Mukilteo Lighthouse Roof History | Muk Revisited

The Mukilteo Lighthouse roof was replaced last month, which was an enormous effort by the public works crew at the City of Mukilteo. Matt Nienhuis of public works obtained a grant,... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

The History of Forest Park and the Zoo | Muk Revisited

When I tell people about my memories of visiting the bears at the Forest Park Zoo. I get strange looks. When discussing it with those from this area, we differ on what zoo animals... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

The history of the lighthouse gardens

When Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) volunteers weed the gardens at the Mukilteo lighthouse, they always receive compliments and thanks. The flowerbeds are well known for their... — Updated 5/1/2019

 

The history of Mukilteo Historical Society l Muk Revisited

A small group of dedicated Mukilteo residents drew up Bylaws for the new Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) in 1965 as a step towards incorporation in 1966. In 1967, letters were... — Updated 12/5/2018

 

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