Looking Forward: It’s time for another Old Settlers Picnic
August 1, 2016 - Picnic Time
On Thursday, Aug. 5, 1899 — 117 years ago — a really initial entertainment for a cruise by a aged settlers of South Snohomish County took place during a Cedar Valley home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Burleson. That initial eventuality was hold to applaud a 34th birthday of Della (Bartholomew) Burleson. This cruise entertainment was such a outrageous success, those attending motionless to accumulate together any year to applaud life in South Snohomish County. Since that time a picnics have been hold during Martha Lake, Halls Lake and as of 1945, in Edmonds — no year has ever been missed. Even an intensely aroused summer charge one year didn’t stop a festivities. The organisation only changed inside.
There are few aged settlers left, though there are still descendants and others who have resided in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Alderwood Manor, Meadowdale, Esperance, Seattle Heights, Cedar Valley, Brier, Halls Lake, Mountlake Terrace, and surrounding areas who have good memories to share. Come out and suffer assembly aged neighbors, aged friends, aged classmates, and maybe we’ll even see some immature and new faces.
Date: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016
Place: Edmonds City Park – 600 Third Ave. S., Edmonds, WA—Shelter #2
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Get out that cruise basket and move your possess lunch. However, coffee, tea, H2O and fix’ins will be provided.
The eventuality is sponsored by a Edmonds-South Snohomish County Historical Society Museum. The dual chronological photos of a past Old Settlers Picnic are shown here pleasantness of a chronological society.
Chris Deiner-Karr, a cruise hostess, says to move aged photos of South Snohomish County friends, propagandize friends and aged families. She will take cinema of them to start a book for sharing. Or, improved nonetheless we yield copies to leave with her. Chris says: “This could finish adult being a observance diversion as to who can figure out a names or year, or even what happened that year. It’s good to collect this form of history.” Let’s make it a year to remember. For information on a Old Settlers Picnic, hit Chris during email@example.com.
65th Reunion for Edmonds High School Class of 1951
In further to a unchanging Old Settlers gathering, a EHS Class of 1951 is holding a 65th reunion this same weekend—Aug.13-14, 2016. On Aug. 13 they will be holding a luncheon during 11:30 a.m. during Anthony’s Beach Café party room, 456 Admiral Way on a Edmonds waterfront.
At 11:30 a.m., Aug. 14, a category will accumulate during a Old Settlers Picnic during Edmonds City Park, 600 Third Ave. South. For some-more information on a 1951 EHS Class Reunion – call Jeannie during 425-582-8434, or May during 425-743-5446.
— By Betty Lou Gaeng