Karen Meador is an award-winning writer and historian. Her work has appeared in numerous venues including Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History. An AKCHO Board Member, she served on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for the King County Historic Preservation Program Strategic Plan. She was the recipient of the 2015 AKCHO Long Term Project Award for the brochure, Military Road: A Lasting Legacy, the first comprehensive examination of the historic Fort Steilacoom to Fort Bellingham Road.

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