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Converging Histories Festival to Bring Past into Focus

Converging Histories Festival to Bring Past into Focus

Serena Runyan November 7, 2013

The Kirkman House Museum is a Victorian Italian house that was built between 1876 and 1880, and it was the home to one of Walla Walla's most affluent families, the Kirkmans. The house was a boys' dormitory...

Take a Trip Back in Time

Karah Kemmerly November 7, 2013

This week, The Pioneer took a look at Walla Walla history. First we chatted with the president of the Kirkman House Museum Board of Directors about the museum's upcoming Festival of Converging Histories,...

Credit: Cade Beck

Exploring volunteer opportunities off the beaten path

Molly Emmett October 6, 2011

Although Whitman students are involved in many volunteer organizations every year, some groups receive more outside attention than others. There is no doubt that programs like Storytime and Habitat...

Victorian Christmas lights up Kirkman House

Lea Negrin December 1, 2009

Last weekend volunteers met to light up the Kirkman House Museum with traditional decorations for its annual Victorian Christmas Jubilee. "It's really a great way to get people thrilled about Christmas...

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