Every town has a history. Discover ours!

The Redmond Historical Society serves our community through collecting, preserving and sharing Redmond’s unique heritage. We are recognized as a primary source for everything historical in our city.


Through our staff, volunteers and programs we serve the diverse community – families and schools, business and civic organizations, and government – as we celebrate the unique heritage of the greater Redmond region.

Redmond Walking Tours 2022
Multiple Dates
Join lifelong Eastside resident Tom Hitzroth for a two-hour walking tour of Redmond's Historical district.
Aug 14, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Justice White House,
7730 NE Leary Way, Redmond, WA 98052
Registration Required
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Research Resources

Explore our collections to learn more about the vibrant history that our Society works so hard to preserve.

Check out our App

Take a self-guided tour of Downtown Redmond with our free Historical Redmond Walking Tour app.

Skjarstad's Boot & Shoe Repair
Skjarstad's Boot & Shoe Repair

"Ole Skjarstad" came to Redmond from Colorado in the spring of 1904, and was the town's first cobbler.

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Bill Brown's Garage
Bill Brown's Garage

The original location of Bill Brown's garage, on the corner of 164th Ave NE and Redmond Way.

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Bill Brown Building
Bill Brown Building

The Bill Brown Building, now the home of Matador Restaurant. On the corner of Leary Way and Cleveland Way.

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Thank you to our Major Sponsors & Business Members

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