History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
The Locks & Ship Canal were built over 100 years ago as a
Commercial Navigation Route to Develop the City of Seattle. The Locks still contribute over $1.2 Billion/yr. to the Seattle economy and are the Nation's busiest. However, no fees are charged and funding comes from the Federal Government (not Seattle).
History, Historic House
Cle Elum, Washington
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Cheney Historical Museum presents our local history from the time of the first white settlers around 1869 through the growth and development or our region. We have a diverse collection of photos and artifacts of pioneer home life, schools, early farming, the tools of building our communities, and a look at the people and businesses that shaped our towns.
Our collection of photographs and archive materials helps researchers of family and regional history.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Items used by Native Americans & pioneers of the late 1800s. Functional tools & articles that added music & culture. Outstanding mineral collection that includes petrified woods, fluorescents & locally found meteorites.
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Duvall Historical Society’s Vision is to: preserve, record, publish and promote appreciation of the history of Duvall, the community the pioneers knew as Cherry Valley, and the lower Snoqualmie Valley. We believe in the power of history and the preservation of our culture. Founded in 1976, the Duvall Historical Society publishes books on local history and sponsors regular programs for the public, including educational outreach at local schools.
Come visit our three story historic house built in 1908, filled with artifacts of local history. Our garden holds an artwork tribute to the Japenese-Americans of the valley and also a Blue Star memorial byway to honor our American Armed forces.'
Museum.History='The Greater Kent Historical Society began in 1990 in a store front. By 1996 the society was in the 1908 Bereiter House due to a partnership with the City of Kent.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
As of October 1, 2011, the Henderson House is closed to the public for tours and services. The closure is slated for an undermined amount of time. During the closure, the City will take steps to create a furnished period home of the early 20th century within the Henderson House.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Park
Four remaining officer's quarters of Fort Steilacoom are operated as a living history museum covering the active years of the fort from 1849-1868. Includes Interpretive center and store.
Port Townsend, Washington
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
The heritage of Jefferson County is rich and diverse. The Jefferson County Historical Society Museum is located in the authentic Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, Washington. The Museum is located in Port Townsend's historic City Hall, dedicated in 1892. It occupies the original Police Department, Court Room, City Jail and Fire Hall. The Museum retains the character of this historic structure which still houses the City's Council Chambers.
Walla Walla, Washington
The Kirkman House is the only house museum in Walla Walla. William Kirkman was a gold miner from England who traveled America before he settled in Walla Walla. He became a cattle rancher and built his home in 1880. It has Victorian lady figurehead keyston
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The primary mission of the Lacey Museum is to collect, interpret, and display historical materials that illustrate the history of the Lacey area in all periods of its development. In a changing community, the Lacey Museums works to preserve and interpret Lacey history and identity. Through exhibits, educational programs, and research archives, the museum tells the story of Lacey's past, present, and future.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
Located in the historic 1912 Northern Pacific Railway depot, this museum offers interesting displays depicting the early settlements and pioneer life in Lewis County, the oldest county in Washington State. Explore exhibits reflecting the area?s logging and rail history as well as a children's hands-on area.
Church, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
If you are looking for historical information on the city of McCleary or nearby communities, the McCleary Museum is the place to start your search.
Art, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History
Join us in a walk through the evolving landscapes of the Sequim Dungeness Valley. See glaciers soils, the Manis Mastodon Exhibit, first nation artwork, maritime exhibit, artifacts of agriculture and dairy farms, the Victorian Cowan Room Exhibit, Veteran's Exhibit, as well as the rotating Art Exhibits and the Museum Store. Then continue on to Dungeness School, a Washington State Historical Site, to see the cir. 1900 School Exhibit.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Neely Mansion is a unique, Victorian farmhouse on the National Register for Historic Places. Built in 1894, it is a fine example of Victorian Classic Revival architecture. Both the pioneer Neely Family and ethnic tenant farmers are featured in our collect
General, History, Historic House, Park, Science, Specialized
The New Dungeness Lighthouse was the first lighthouse completed in Washington Territory. It has operated continuously providing navigational aids to ships plying the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca since its lard oil lamp was lit for the first time on 14 December 1857. Originally, there were two full-time Keepers who lived in the Lighthouse. In 1904 a dwelling for the Officer-in-Charge was constructed east of the Lighthouse. Today this dwelling is known as the Keeper's Quarters
Church, Culture, History, Historic House
The North Clark Historical Museum, encompassing the Lewis River basin, will share the area's historical legacy through renovation of the landmark 1910 Amboy United Brethren Church, providing educational opportunities for students, maintaining a point-of-interest for tourists, creating a multi-purpose facility, and encouraging active participation in all activities.
Art, Culture, Historic House, Historical Society
The MAC is a regional and cultural hub located in the heart of the Inland Northwest. The Museum features engaging visual art, history and American Indian culture exhibits and programs for families, adults and school children.