History Section

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

On Saturday night, June 8, a sneak preview of the brand new Highline Heritage Museum was held for volunteers and community members, including Elston Hill, who shares some great photos below. “We... [Read more]

Free screening of ‘Dawnland’ film will be at Foster High on Wed., June 19

Free screening of ‘Dawnland’ film will be at Foster High on Wed., June 19

Join Action Tukwila at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, June 18 for a free screening of DAWNLAND (2018), a feature-length documentary film about the forced removal of... [Read more]

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

From our friends at the Museum of Flight: For The Community – For The Veterans – For Their Honor Join us on Saturday, May 25 over Memorial Day weekend for the momentous grand opening and dedication... [Read more]

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held this FRIDAY, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven... [Read more]

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

A retired B-52 rolled (carefully) down I-5 & SR 405 en route to its new home in Tukwila Tuesday, but first the mammoth aircraft had to squeeze around a corner near Raisbeck Aviation High School. The... [Read more]

Tukwila Landmarks Commission designates Boeing Red Barn as landmark

Tukwila Landmarks Commission designates Boeing Red Barn as landmark

On Thursday night (March 22), the Tukwila Landmarks Commission designated the Boeing Red Barn (aka Boeing Airplane Company Building 105) as the newest Tukwila Landmark. West elevation of the building with... [Read more]

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Apollo Command Module with F-1 engine. Apollo Command Module. Gemini space suit gloves. Pete Conrad leather flight jacket. Photos courtesy Museum of Flight By Ralph Nichols When the total solar eclipse... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Doug King, president and CEO of the Museum of Flight in Tukwila, announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position. King became president... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]