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The history of Mukilteo Historical Society l Muk Revisited


Last updated 12/5/2018 at Noon

MHS Officers in 1983: President, Bev Ellis; Vice President, Glee Shaver; Trustee, Mary Lou Morrow; Treasurer, Angie Cole; Secretary, Lavern Vanderlinden; Installing Officer, Randall Giersch (Bump).

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 written to Senators Warren G. Magnuson and Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson requesting a site for a museum on the lighthouse property, which was then owned by the United States Coast Guard. Both replied that they would look into it.

During those early years, there were not many minutes of meetings held in private homes. Opal McConnell, the author of “Mukilteo Pictures and Memories” was secretary in the ’70s, joining...

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