Have you been able to attend one of Paul Dorpat‘s and Jean Sherrard‘s illustrated talks about their new book, Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred?
So far, besides the big October 28 launch on Paul’s 80th birthday, six events have taken place, and three more are coming up this weekend prior to Thanksgiving:
- Friday, November 16, 2018: 6:30 PM, Eastside Heritage Center, McDowell House, 11660 Main St in Bellevue
- Saturday, November 17, 2018: 2 PM, Duwamish Tribal Longhouse and Cultural Center, 4705 West Marginal Way SW in West Seattle
- Monday, November 19, 2018: 7 PM, co-sponsors Historic Seattle and Historic Wallingford, at the chapel of Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N in Wallingford
And the events just keep on comin’, resuming on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in Fremont, followed by 11 more through mid-December.
Join us! The events are free, books are available for purchase and personalizing, and you have the opportunity for one-on-one conversation afterward with Paul and Jean.
In recent weeks, the book has garnered great media attention from:
Westside Seattle, “Seattle Time Travelers” column by Jean Godden
The launch of Seattle Now & Then, a new film by Berangere Lomont
KOMO-TV, “Eric’s Heroes,” with Eric Johnson
To see all the print and broadcast media coverage of the book, click here.
A total of 25 Seattle notables have weighed in on Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred. Here’s a sample:
If you love a city, you want its story, not only in words, but also with a vision of its evolution.
Paul and Jean meet that desire in these pages, a brilliant melding of story and photo – a vivid journey from that long ago Then to Now.
former KING-TV and KIRO-TV journalist
For the rest of the blurbs, check out our blurbs page.
How to order
Eager to place your order? It’s easy. Just visit our “How to order” page. You can even specify how you want Paul and Jean to personalize your copy.
Big thanks to everyone who has helped make this book a successful tribute to the public historian who has popularized Seattle history via more than 1,800 columns for nearly 37 years, Paul Dorpat!
— Clay Eals, editor, Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred