Jacqueline B. Williams & Friends

Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A in honor of the republication of Jacqueline B. Williams’ classic 2001 book, The Hill with a Future: Seattle’s Capitol Hill 1900-1946. Historian and longtime Capitol Hill resident Jacqueline B. Williams is joined by Nan Little, Capitol Hill Historical Society co-founders Rob Ketcherside Tom Heuser for a discussion of the only book devoted exclusively to Capitol Hill history. Jacqueline B. Williams, is the author of The Hill With A Future as well as Wagon Wheel Kitchens, The Way We Ate : Pacific Northwest Cooking, 1843-1900, and coauthor of Family of Strangers: Building a Jewish Community in Washington State. She has received the Virginia Marie Folkins Award, 1997 Award of Individual Excellence from the Washington Museum Association, and the 2008 Pacific Northwest History Award. She grew up in Louisville, Ky. but has lived in Seattle since 1971 and on Capitol Hill between 1972 and 2012. She now lives on First Hill. The Capitol Hill Historical Society republished The Hill with a Future in 2019 with support from 4Culture. This is a unique opportunity to hear more about our neighborhood’s early history and to ask questions. Please join us.

Co-presented by Historic Seattle, Capitol Hill Historical Society and the Elliott Bay Book Company.

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Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 3:00pm
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