Kirkland Celebrating 100 Years – 1905-2005
The celebration may be over, but we've left this historical
information up about Kirkland. We hope you enjoy it.
Watch Moments in History!
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From a population under 400 in 1905 to more than 45,000 today,
Washington is a burgeoning “Eastside” of Seattle community anchored in lakeshore
ship building and wool-milling history.
With 100 years of small town and then suburban growth, this city of seemingly
“endless” shorelines has been forged into a tapestry of
impressive parks and a lakeside walkable downtown full of
art galleries, historic buildings and other
On this website, we’ll step you through the storybook of Kirkland’s history,
ghost stories and all! We’ll show you how to create your own Centennial
activities. You can find out when our community events and festive celebrations
are taking place. And we’ll show you a collection of
Centennial memorabilia and
tell you where you can buy it.
Also see Kirkland's Tourism website at: