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About Us

The Mercer Island Historical Society was established in 1954. Learn more about our history here.

Our Mission

The mission of the Mercer Island Historical Society is to collect, preserve, research, and promote the history of Mercer Island.

Our Goals

Our Board

The Board of Directors
Co-Presidents Jane Meyer Brahm
Terry Moreman

Additional Board Members:

Judy Ginn
Sandy Maloof
Joel Wachs
Einer Handeland

Secretary Nancy Gould Hilliard
Treasurer Marcia Zervis
Past-President Susan Blake

To reach the Board of Directors call us at 206-232-9766 and leave a message. Or use our Contact Us page to reach us via email.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement

The Mercer Island Historical Society is committed to building an inclusive and respectful culture and welcomes all people. Equity, inclusion, and diversity are important to our mission to collect, preserve, research, record, and make available the heritage of Mercer Island.

Land Acknowledgement Statement

The Mercer Island Historical Society acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Duwamish People past and present. We honor with gratitude our ongoing connection to the land and the Duwamish People.


We are always looking for volunteers to help on our committees. Please let us know if you can help us on any of the following committees:

The Mercer Island Historical Society is a volunteer organization.

as of 2/1/2023