Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Des Moines Historical Society

  • Des Moines, WA
  • http://www.dmhs.org/

Mission Statement

Des Moines Historical Society, founded in 1978, is the only organization preserving and disseminating the history of the greater Des Moines, Washington area. The Society is comprised entirely of volunteers that staff our Museum and offer public programs. In addition, the Society is enlarging its presence on the Internet to reach a larger audience.

Main Programs

  1. Museum

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Service Areas

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Washington

Greater Des Moines, Washington area.

ruling year

1982

Principal Officer

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Greg W Knutson

Keywords

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des moines, washington, history, museum, historical society

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EIN

91-1087288

 Number

4265706812

Physical Address

728 S. 225th St.

Des Moines, WA

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

History Museums (A54)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Museum

The Des Moines Historical Society operates a museum located at 730 South 225th Street, Des Moines, Washington. In addition to museum tours, the Society also makes programs available for local schools and retirement communities. The Society is planning to place part of its photographic collection on its web site in 2003.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Washington

Greater Des Moines, Washington area.

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Operations

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Des Moines Historical Society

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Greg W Knutson

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Greg W Knutson

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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