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What once was | Muk Revisited

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “Change is the only constant,” meaning that life cannot go on without change. That is just the way it is. With change, how fun it is to …

Of place names and goats | Muk Revisited

Editor’s note: This column, written by the late Bruce Brown, first appeared in the spring 2004 issue of the Mukilteo Historical Society newsletter. Brown was a longtime member of the Historical …

Origins of Hawthorne Hall: Royal Neighbors of Mukilteo

Editor's note: Given the recent reconsideration of the sale of Hawthorne Hall by the City Council, we thought this Muk Revisited column from Aug. 11, 2021, would be of interest to readers. Take a …

Another look at the historic Mukilteo Speedway | Muk Revisited

What an interesting name for a road. The Mukilteo Speedway. The road connecting the old ferry dock site to Highway 99. Speedway? Why? Who gave it the name and when? There has been a lot of …

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Preserving our maritime history | Muk Revisited

Located at the Mukilteo Light Station, the non-profit Mukilteo Historical Society is a proud steward of our town’s rich maritime history. For thousands of years our area was a favorite camping …

Mukilteo's Pioneers of the Year (A History) | Muk Revisited

In 1966, the newly formed Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) organized the first Mukilteo Pioneer Festival as a means of celebrating and honoring the city's history. The festival was so popular …

A tale of Big Gulch salmon | Muk Revisited

During an after-dinner conversation with Mukilteo friends, the topic of Big Gulch arose. This prominent forested ravine, nested between 92nd Street SW and Harbour Pointe Boulevard is a …

Birth of a City | Muk Revisited

Seventy-five years ago, Mukilteo voters approved a ballot question to incorporate their community as a town. The vote on April 29, 1947, was 220 in favor of incorporation and 137 opposed. Also …

From Rose Hill to Rosehill | Muk Revisited

Editor's note: This month's Muk Revisited column is the winning essay submitted for the Mukilteo Historical Society's 2022 scholarship program. Soren Sackett is a graduating Kamiak High School senior …

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