Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State

Hobbies

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IN MEMORY Dorothea Alice Mootafes, beloved friend and teacher, left us to be with the Lord on October 12, 2016.  She was 88 years …

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It was the close community of Greeks that gave Harry and Billie Platis their happiness and feeling of security while growing up in Everett, Washington.

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The Juan de Fuca Chapter of AHEPA presented the fourth annual gathering of Greeks on the Streets which took place at the Greenwood Car …

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When Anna Asimakopoulos saw a map showing Seattle, Washington, in the far northwest corner of the United States, she said, “stin ali akri tou cosmo” (at the end of the earth). Her sons, Andrew and Theo, (Thoukididis) are grateful their father gave up a successful job as a firefighter in Athens, Greece, to bring his family to “far off” Seattle.

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The descendants of George and Demetra Apostolou comprise one of the largest Greek families in the Seattle, Washington, area. The story begins with Konstantinos “Dino,” one of the eight Apostolou children who came to Seattle between 1962 and 1971.

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At 92 years of age, Greta Lucas’ appearance, spirit and faith belie her age. The story of her name is just one of several in her interesting life.

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Chris George Pallis recalls many “Georgisms” from his father that have influenced his life.

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For the third year in a row, the car club “GREEKS ON THE STREETS” made its presence known at the 2015 Greenwood Car Show in Seattle.

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Constantine “Costa” Mavromatis has made his living as a skilled woodworker. However, his hobbies of music, photography, stamp and coin collections add another dimension to his personality.

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As a youngster in Tacoma, Washington, JoAnn Tryfon’s Greek school lessons did not stay with her. However, in her retirement years she has come to understand and appreciate what she missed as a child.