Class of 1897 | Dewatto Area School
Dewatto Area School Class of 1897 – Miss Gibbs the teacher is standing beside her class, farthest right. Along with her class of 14 students.
Articles of Incorporation of the Holly Community Club 1947
The Articles of Incorporation legally defined the Holly Community Club as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Washington in 1947.
Class of 1926 | Holly School
Holly School Class of 1926 – The teacher standing behind her class, farthest back, is Miss Gantke. Her class of 19 students stands ready for photo day.
The Holly Cookbook, 1990 Edition
Over the years, the famous cooks of Holly have produced at least three cookbooks, the most recent one being from 1990, pictured above. Schoolhouse potluck events have always been a smorgasbord of those cooking skills on full display. Without any planning, potluck dinners always seemed to have the right amount of every dish spread out […]
Easter Egg Hunt 2022
A successful Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday transpired despite the tragedy of the burning of the Schoolhouse, and our Children’s Activity Coordinator on the HCC Board Marin Metz, held the Easter Egg hunt at the Holly Community Club down by the cove. The kids made ‘Thank you’ cards for the donors who gave extra funds for the children’s activity fund. A good […]
Salmon Corn Chowder Recipe | Holly Cookbook
Butter, dill, garlic, onion, corn, tomatoes and salmon help to make this chowder, ‘chow down good’!
The Final Holly Christmas Party 12/21/21
On December 12, 2021 the old Holly Schoolhouse hosted it’s last Christmas party and potluck. The year before for the first time in many years there was no Christmas party due to the pandemic, but finally we were able to have an in person party and what a party it was. As usual Holly cooks presented […]
$30,000 Donation from Port of Bremerton
Wonderful news from the Port of Bremerton Commission! After a presentation by Holly Community Club President Barb Peden and Vice-President Vickie Napora via Zoom, about the loss of our Schoolhouse, they voted unanimously to give the Holly Community Club $30,000 to help with the rebuilding of our Schoolhouse! This gift will be in addition to […]
Petersen & Hanson History
Our Mother’s maiden name was Lauralee A. Petersen. Our uncles names were Louis Petersen and Gerald Petersen, and as I said earlier our Mother and Uncles we think, would have attended in the early 1930’s, as our Mother graduated from Issaquah H.S. in 1940. Our grandparents probably rented a cabin along the water, as I […]
The Hanson Brother’s
Just a short bit of history, that goes a ways back. Jerry Hanson and John Hanson’s grandparents lived in Holly around 1930 or so, with their three children. My grandfather worked in the logging industry, for a man named McHugh, logging the old growth timber up the hill to the South of Holly. The three […]