To steward Eastside history by actively collecting, preserving, and interpreting documents and artifacts, and by promoting public involvement in and appreciation of this heritage through educational programming and community outreach.
To be a destination heritage museum and research facility that enhances community identity through the preservation and stewardship of the Eastsides history.
Public Service - We are trusted stewards of the evidence of our community's past; therefore, we are the harbinger of its future.
Engagement - We are accessible and participate actively in both the heritage and the greater community by providing with maximum effectiveness leadership and vision. Inclusiveness - We include the entire Eastside in our endeavors, respecting the boundaries of our geographical area and nurturing the activities of heritage advocates throughout the region.
Education - We share and advance community history, making resources available to schools and to the general public through on-going research and interpretation.
Integrity - We strive to present accurate information and encourage the articulation of multiple viewpoints.
Fiscal Discipline - We operate as a private, non-profit (501 c 3) organization that develops, budgets, and spends public contributions with maximum effectiveness within the parameters of our vision and mission.