Annual Membership Event and Business Meeting – see below.

Membership in the Guild is open to scholars, teachers, students, and anyone interested in the preservation, development, and dissemination of Pacific Northwest history. Joining is easy … and affordable! Members get benefits and updates all year long.

Annual dues are $25 ($10 for students) per calendar year and include:

  • An invitation to the Annual Meeting with announcement of the Pacific Northwest History Award
  • A free conference on topic of historic interest. (Past have included the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, the Pacific Northwest as a borderland, and the history of food in the Pacific Northwest)
  • Special programs featuring new books presented by their authors
  • E-mail updates on events, opportunities, new books and articles

Membership Type

To join or renew, use the PayPal link above. If you prefer a paper copy, click here to download a PDF the PNW Historians Guild membership brochure and mail it to the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild, P.O. Box 85457, Seattle, Washington, 98145-1457. Individual, lifetime and organizational memberships also are available.

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Annual Membership Event and Business Meeting

April 28, 2016                      

Keynote Speaker: Lorraine McConaghy

Keynote Address:

“Putting the ‘Public’ Into Public History:  A Report from the Field.”

Lorraine will speak about four different public history projects:  The crowd-sourced Civil War research project in Washington Territory primary sources, the signage for North Bend’s Tollgate Farm park, the master planning for Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, and Boeing’s 100th Anniversary.

Annual Membership and Business Meeting:

Mingle with colleagues, enjoy appetizers and beverages, and vote for new board members and officers at the annual PNWHG membership and business meeting. The highlight will be a talk by historian Lorraine McConaghy on a topic drawn from local history.

Location: Seattle Public Library, Room 2, Level 4

Time: 6:30 PM