Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State

Keeping Community

The Greeks in Washington kept their traditions and culture through a variety of sources including social activities, the Orthodox Church, fraternal organizations, sports and music.

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John and Joann Nicon

TWO FOR THE MUSEUM Since 2009, John and Joann Nicon have been conducting video interviews with Greeks and Greek-Americans in Washington State. With the …

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THREE PERSPECTIVES

OUR GREEK HERITAGE THREE PERSPECTIVES The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State held a panel discussion on October 14, 2018, at the Greek Orthodox …

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Stan Kanellos

200% GREEK FROM SPOKANE Stan Kanellos was exceptionally well prepared with photographs, memorabilia and Seven-Star METAXA brandy to tell his story. He and his …

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Mike and Dora Christofilis

THEY NEVER LOOKED BACK As the youngest and second youngest of two large families, Mike and Dora Christofilis are committed to their American ways …

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Argyer “Archie” or “Arch” Cosmos Laloudakis

SPOKANE’S THRIFTY CHARACTER Argyer “Archie” or “Arch” Cosmos Laloudakis was known not just for his tightfisted ways, but also for the devilish humor he …

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Heracles Panagiotides

EVEN HIS PARROT SPEAKS GREEK Heracles Panagiotides is a scholar, a researcher and a philosopher. Almost everything about him reflects his Greek heritage and …

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Andrea Topetzes Mann

‘HER FATHER CALLED HER DASCALA From the time she was a young child, Andrea Topetzes Mann loved to “play school.” The benefit of education …

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  Continuing the tradition, the Greeks on the Streets car club participated in the Greenwood Car Show in Seattle, Washington, on June 30, 2018. …

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George and Diane Pirotis

GREEK IMMIGRANT MEETS SOUTHERN BELLE George and Diane Pirotis’ son, Stavros, has enjoyed a mix of cultures and accents, from his father, a Greek …

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They may not be Greek but, wherever live Greek music is played in Washington State, Hank Bradley and Cathie Whitesides will most likely be part of the group.

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