Southwest Seattle Historical Society - Log House Museum

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Group Hug for the Homestead on June 5, 2015, draws 1,000 students!

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‘Group Hug for the Homestead’ on Friday, June 5, 2015, drew 1,000 students from Alki and Schmitz Park elementary schools, plus teachers, parents, local officeholders and the owner of the Alki Homestead, Dennis Schilling. The event celebrated the launch of the building’s restoration! (Photo by Jean Sherrard)


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Loghouse4Our museum awaits you!

Welcome to the “Birthplace of Seattle” Log House Museum of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society! Discover this gem one block from Alki Beach in a restored 1904 log building surrounded by a native plant garden.

Our storefront and home, the Log House Museum is a place to discover and celebrate the history of the Duwamish peninsula and the Birthplace of Seattle.

Open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Open other days and times by appointment only. Fully handicapped-accessible.


Our mission: to promote local heritage through education, preservation and advocacy!

Funding in part provided by:

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