Edmonds Historical Museum Blog

UnVeiling the UnExhibited- Women’s Swimwear

Swimming and going to the beach has long been a summer pastime in Edmonds. As we wrap up summer, let’s take a look back at the history of women’s swimwear with some swimsuits and photographs of people swimming from the Museum’s Collection. Swimwear has...

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This Just In!- Wooden Toy Logging Truck

This Just In! Wooden Toy Logging Truck Recently, the Edmonds Historical Museum received a wooden toy logging truck. This wooden toy led to an exploration of the history of wooden toys. Toys are items that are used in play. They can be anything...

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Durbin Drive & Edmonds’ First Department Store

Adapted from Research Corner, by Kathe Hall Published in the Museum's Quarterly Member Newsletter the Museum Light February 2003 In the beginning of 1925, George Quincy Durbin and his wife, Althea moved to Edmonds. Shortly after, their daughter Shirley, her husband...

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