Geology of Black Diamond

Black Diamond History Museum 32627 Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Washington

Join us as we go to back to the past! We'll explore the past 100 million years of geology and how events along the way set Black Diamond up for success in the modern day!   As always, our presentations are free to attend!

Mining the Memories Book Signing

Authors Cory and Diane are coming to visit! This event will feature a special presentation about their work in developing the Mining the Memories Book.  They will also be available to autograph books.  This is such an important part of what has been done to preserve the history of Black Diamond, Please come and join […]

Charting Stampede Pass

Black Diamond History Museum 32627 Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Washington

Join us as we go back to learn about Virgil Bouge's setting out to Tacoma Pass and discover any new paths the Green River may have led to. This assignment from January to April led to the route being selected for a major railroad path through the area and set up one more important link […]

Welsh Heritage Day

The Black Diamond Historical Society is pleased to host the Puget Sound Welsh Association to celebrate Welsh Heritage Day. They have a special event and presentation planned, beginning at 1 p.m. The museum opens at 11 am so come early to tour. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. As always, the museum is open […]

Black Diamond All School Reunion

Black Diamond Community Center 31605 3rd Ave, Black Diamond, United States

Join us for the annual reunion. Anyone who ever attended school in Black Diamond is welcome to join us.

$25

Flood of the Valley

Black Diamond History Museum 32627 Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Washington

For thousands of years, the Green and White River met in the Kent/Auburn Valley where the rivers fought for supremacy. Through time, several attempts were made to corral the watery titans, until purposed dams were put into place, thus ending the flood danger and ushering a boom of growth in the valley. One of these […]

Nortonville Stories

Black Diamond History Museum 32627 Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Washington

Join us as we go back to where it all started! We revisit Black Diamond Washington's California roots as we go back in time long before our town was ever an idea As always, this presentation is free to attend!    

Appalachian vs. Black Diamond Coal

Our own Zachary Pratt takes on Amber "Sun" Gorman of North Carolina and SNHU in a geology bout! Our special guest and Zach will have an open discussion about the […]

Hometown Christmas 2024

Black Diamond History Museum 32627 Railroad Ave, Black Diamond, Washington

FREE for all kids!! Come and enjoy holiday fun. Our vintage 1947 Fire Engine will be on display. Activities include face painting, arts, a treasurer hunt, Smore's Station, hay wagon ride, music, King County Library fun, visit Santa, Frosty and our Elves. All along Railroad Avenue and in the museum 10 am to 3 pm.  AND.. visit […]