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Organization
Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
American (US), Indigenous, Native American, Settler, Yakama
Location
White Swan, WA
Located on the Yakama Indian Reservation, Fort Simcoe is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War forts in the west.
Community Focus
Native American, Settler
Location
Washougal, WA
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Walla Walla, WA
At Fort Walla Walla Museum more than 50,000 artifacts and photographs as well as a Living History series and other events and programs tell the story of the many people who have inhabited the Walla Walla Valley.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Vashon, WA
Vashon Showing Up for Racial Justice is a chapter of SURJ national, a network of groups and individuals educating, mobilizing & organizing white people in a multi-racial movement for racial justice.
Community Focus
American (US), Native American, Settler
Location
Vancouver, WA
Located on the north bank of the Columbia River, in sight of snowy mountain peaks and a vibrant urban landscape, this park has a rich cultural past. From a frontier fur trading post, to a powerful military legacy, the magic of flight, and the origin of the American Pacific Northwest, history is shared at four unique sites. Discover stories of transition, settlement, conflict, and community.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Tacoma, WA
Job Carr Cabin Museum is bringing Tacoma's birthplace to life through interactive learning for elementary students and our community.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Stanwood, WA
We discover, preserve, and display materials which help to establish, illustrate, and interpret the economic, social, and cultural heritage of our area.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Shoreline, WA
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
CARW educates, organizes, and mobilizes white people to show up powerfully for racial justice and collective liberation.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
We are descendants of Washington State Pioneers devoted to preserving their legacy in the form of a museum of artifacts and genealogical records.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
We promote local heritage through education, preservation, and advocacy.
Community Focus
African American, Jewish, Black, Japanese, Latina/e/o/x, Native American, Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Rollingbay, WA
Who are we? Enthusiastic amateur genealogists exploring family roots from all over the world in a fun, supportive, learning environment. Benefits of membership in this all volunteer non-profit society include lectures, focused interest groups, newsletter, website, and mentor support to use traditional methods and DNA to research your family tree.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Richland, WA
The Museum operates a facility that promotes and celebrates quilting and the fiber arts. We sponsor activities that encourage textile preservation (classes, exhibits), and that provide information about traditions and techniques (workshops, lectures), and raise funds to support a nurturing space that welcomes people of all ages, abilities, and interests.
Community Focus
Native American, Settler
Location
Republic, WA
The Ferry County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization (501(3)(c)) which places its primary emphasis on preserving & exhibiting artifacts related to the rich history of Ferry County.
Community Focus
Cowlitz, Native American, Settler
Location
Puyallup, WA
At Fred Oldfield’s Western Heritage & Art Center learn the history of the Western lifestyle and advancing Western art through the example set by Fred Oldfield. Our vision is to provide a creative outlet where the history, passion, and art of Fred Oldfield’s life will live on in all generations. Fred Oldfield had a passion for life that is reflected in his work. His colors are bold and powerful like the beauty he sees in his surroundings.
Community Focus
British, Italian, Settler
Location
Puyallup, WA
To restore and preserve the Meeker Mansion, and to collect, archive and make available the history of the Puyallup Valley and the Oregon Trail.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Prosser, WA
Visitors will learn of the arrival of European-American homesteaders, dry land ranching, early day community life, horse and buggy culture, antique firearms, and the profound impact of both the Northern Pacific Railway and the United States Reclamation Act.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Port Gamble, WA
Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of one of Washington State's oldest towns.
Built in 1916 as one of the millsite offices, the museum was designed in 1972 and opened in 1976 housing an abundance of historical items from Port Gamble and the sawmill which operated form 1853-1995.
Community Focus
Native American, Settler
Location
Pateros, WA
Ives Landing, which later became known as Pateros, was established around 1896 by its founder, Lee Ives. In 1900 Charles E. Nosler, a Spanish American War veteran, acquired most of the town site. He renamed it Pateros after a village built largely on stilts he had known in the Philippines. The city was later incorporated in 1913.