Newsletters

Newsletters from Spokane Valley Heritage Museum come out on a semi-monthly basis.
The Heirloom Times Newsletter – Winter 2024

The Heirloom Times Summer 2022

The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit is OPEN! “The Way We Worked” exhibit highlights 150 years of American culture in the workforce. Including connections and stories about local companies that helped build our community.

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The Heirloom Times Newsletter – Winter 2024

The Heirloom Times Winter/Spring 2022

Event Postponed: Out of the Gravel: Due to the levels of Omicron cases, we are postponing the Out of the Gravel: A History of Spokane Valley scheduled to be held at CenterPlace Regional Event Center on Saturday, February 19th. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we plan to reschedule the event for later this year.

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Current Exhibits

All Fairs Led to Expo ‘74

All Fairs Led to Expo ‘74

May 4-September 2, 2024. Discover the history of fairs in our region, starting in 1886, that led up to Expo ‘74. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world’s fair in Spokane with signs, original rides and more from the 1974 event!

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Mullan Military Road

Mullan Military Road

Mullan’s Military Road exhibit opens on May 25th. 624 miles of road were constructed from Ft Walla Walla, WA to Ft Benton, MT from 1858 to 1862.

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Communications Corner

Communications Corner

Technology developed our ability to communicate with the world and the Museum has a replica telephone switchboard for you to investigate.

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Apple is King

Apple is King

Apple orchard farming was the chief economic driver in Spokane Valley’s early years. Without water, however, none of it was possible.

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Under One Sky

Under One Sky

Spokane Valley is the ancestral homeland of the Coeur d’Alene tribe. Under One Sky exhibit features stories of fur traders, missionary priests, Antoine Plante, and the Mullan Road.

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