ABOUT FRIENDS of SAND POINT MAGNUSON PARK
Friends of Naval Air Station Seattle was formed to:
- Educate the public about the importance of this site to aviation and military history
- Advocate and protect the site a recognized federal, state, and local historic district
- Inspire a lifelong interest in its social and technological developments.
- Develop Building 2, the original 1929 hangar and additions, as the 1st Home of NW Aviation and Sand Point Discovery Center with appropriate partners
- Oral History Project with video recording of memories
- Historic District Signage and Design Standards
- Tours and Education
- Encourage recognition and participation of veterans and their service including a recommendation for veterans preference at NAS Sand Point Historic District
- Wall of Honor recognizing both our veterans and sponsors
- Inspiring Success for Park Residents and all Youth
A BRIEF HISTORY
The Friends of Sand Point Magnuson Park Historic District was incorporated on August 20, 2002 and approved as a 501(c)3
on March 26, 2007.
Naval Air Station Seattle was listed on the Washington Heritage Register of Historic Places on November 5, 2009 and the
National Register of Historic Places on July 2, 2010.
The City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board approved Sand Point Naval Air Station Landmark District as Seattle's
8th historic district on March 16th, 2011.