The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, serving Fall City, Preston, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Cedar Falls and Snoqualmie Pass for nearly 50 years, came into being as the result of the initial work of one woman, Ada Snyder Hill. She came into the Valley in 1910 to teach school and early on began collecting the historic items that made up the exhibit she arranged for the 1939 celebration of the platting of North Bend. They were the nucleus for the present day collection that includes cherished artifacts and anecdotes from all corners of the Snoqualmie Valley.
Duvall Historical Society’s mission is to preserve, record, publish, and promote appreciation of the history of Duvall and the lower Snoqualmie Valley through making history an accessible and engaging lifelong experience for people of all ages.
We hold tours of the 1888 Dougherty Farmstead which includes a house, logging bunkhouse, tool shed, milk house, logging display and pioneer cemetery. Our online and physical archives hold thousands of photographs and documents about local people, organizations, and events. Check out our website http://www.duvallhistoricalsociety.org for more of our activities.
Our many volunteer opportunities include:
Preservation, organization, and digitization of our archives
Nestled in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Snoqualmie Valley is approximately 30 miles east of Seattle, Washington, and includes the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, and the communities of Fall City, Preston, and Snoqualmie Pass.
Fall City is blessed with an extensive and unique 520-page book on its history: Jack’s History of Fall City, published in 2006 by Jack E. Kelley. It brings together materials from over 15 years of research by Jack and Judy Kelley. During the three-year period it was being prepared for publication, the Fall City community shared family history with Jack, passed many things into his care, and stepped up to help with publication expenses. As the publication date neared, it seemed important to provide a way for this community enthusiasm for our local history to continue and to flourish. Thus, the decision was made to form the Fall City Historical Society. The Society was organized under the nonprofit umbrella of the Fall City Community Association in 2006.
Have fun Skiing or Snowboarding at Perfect North Slopes while saving some money. As a club member you will receive a 30% discount on Season Passes. Invite your family and friends to take advantage of the special pricing. We hope to see you out on the slopes on Wednesday, our Club Day
We are a group of people who just LOVE everything paranormal or unexplained. From ghosts to Bigfoot, it’s all fair game. We don’t take ourselves too seriously nor are we professional ghost hunters. We come together to share stories, conversation, and to explore the world of the unexplained. We plan on exploring cemetaries, haunted locations, go hunting for Sasquatch, go on ghost tours, or anything else that piques our curiosity.We started this group because of a lifelong fascination with things that go bump in the night. We want to meet others who share our love of the unknown and want to have fun with it! Note: I’ve added true crime and serial killers to the interests of this group. Criminal psychology is fascinating! Whacky roadside attractions and other weird locales would also be a lot of fun. Although I named this group Paranormal Buffs, my intent when creating it was to include just about anything strange or unusual. I didn’t want to call the group Wierd Buffs! Ha ha.
Snoqualmie Valley Beekeepers is a non-profit organization in the Snoqualmie Valley, primarily serving the communities of North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Carnation, Duvall, and the greater east side. Club membership is $20 per year for a family. Club meetings are open to the public.
SVRC is a safe, scenic, and pleasant place to sight in and gain proficiency with hunting rifles, hunter or self-protection education, and enjoy the shooting sports in a convenient, natural setting. Our excellent Juniors Program promotes safety and marksmanships skills for young rifle shooters. Events such as Blackpowder are fun for all ages. SVRC is a private club that is accepting new members until further notice.
The Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club is a non – profit organization established to promote the sport of unicycling within the Puget Sound region. It is open to all riders; beginners through experts, children and adults ; and is 100% volunteer run . SVUC
Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew #115 was established in 1987. It is located in Snoqualmie Valley in East King County. Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) through 20 years of age. Venturing
Transition Snoqualmie Valley formed when a group of friends from several valley towns were discussing ways they could respond, on a local level, to the issues of economic crisis, climate change and peak oil. The group learned of the Transition Towns movement begun in Great Britain, which has spread to hundreds of cities and towns worldwide. There are currently 103 official transition towns in the United States (TSV was #90!) and many more in the formative stage. This movement represents a promising way of engaging people and communities to take the re-localization actions required to create community resilience.
Volunteers perform many tasks at the Northwest Railway Museum.Volunteer opportunities at the Northwest Railway Museum are as varied as our volunteers. The museum is located at 38625 Southeast King Street, Snoqualmie, WA.