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Resources

South King County 

South King County Genealogical Society: https://skcgs.org  Mail: PO Box 582, Auburn WA 98071.

https://www.facebook.com/SKCGenealogy   https://twitter.com/skcgs1

Meets 3rd Sat. of month, 9:30 am social, 10 am-12 pm program via Zoom; open to the public. 

Family Tree Maker 1st Sat. Genetic Genealogy, Tech User Group, Genealogy Chat 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mondays, 1-3 pm.

Library holdings: KCLS Auburn Branch, 1102 Auburn Way South, Auburn and

, 12817 SE 256th St., Kent.

 

Algona

Auburn

  • Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center  29308 132nd Ave S.E Auburn. Phone:253-639-0949  https://www.sooscreekbotanicalgarden.org/ Local history of Soos Creek Plateau, photographs, antiques, maps, gardens.

  • White River Valley Museum 918 H St. SE, Auburn.  Phone: 253-288-7433  https://www.wrvmuseum.org/  Puget Sound history, Native American, Japanese culture, research resources.

Black Diamond

Burien

Covington

Des Moines

  • Des Moines Historical Society https://www.dmhs.org/    Mail: Des Moines Historical Society, PO Box 98055, Des Moines, WA 98198-0055  Email: info@dmhs.org info@dmhs.org  Museum: Historic Odd Fellows Hall, 730 South 225th St., Des Moines.

Emumclaw

Federal Way

Kent

Maple Valley

Normandy Park

Pacific

Ravensdale

Renton

Sea Tac

Tukwila

King County

King County, Washington Genealogyhttps://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/King_County,_Washington_Genealogy

Local Genealogical and Heritage Societies 

We partner with and collaborate with these societies; some of us have joined one or more of them and attend some of their meetings. All times are in Pacific Time (PT).

Washington State

Washington State Genealogy and Family History: https://groups.io/g/Washington-State-Genealogy

Washington State Genealogical Societyhttps://wasgs.org/   Blog: https://wasgs.org/blog/   

Washington State Genealogical Societieshttps://wasgs.org/cpage.php?pt=86

Washington State Historical Society: https://www.washingtonhistory.org/

Washington State Digital Archiveshttps://digitalarchives.wa.gov/

Washington State DAR Chapters: https://www.wadar.org/chapters.html

Washington FamilySearch Centers

Other nearby sites of interest

  • Eastside Heritage Center  https://eastsideheritagecenter.org/  11660 Main Street. Phone: 425-452-2752. Archival materials including photographs, visual records. oral histories.

  • Bothel History Museum  https://www.bothellhistoricalmuseum.org/  9919 N. E. 180th. St. Phone: 425-486-1889. Includes restored 1893 William Hannan House.

  • Kitsap County Historical Museum  https://kitsapmuseum.org/  280 4th St. Phone: 360-479-6226. Large collection of negatives, prints, documents, archival material.

  • Foothills Historical Museum  https://www.cityofbuckley.com/museum   130 N. River Ave, Buckley. Phone: 360-829-1291. Depictions of early life in the State of Washington.

  • Issaquah History Museums  https://issaquahhistory.org/ 

  • Pioneer Farm Museum/Ohop Indian Village 7716 Ohop Valley Rd. E., Eatonville. Phone: 360-832-6300. 1880s homesteading in Washington, seasonal Ohop Indian Village.

  • Western Forest Industries Museum  https://wfim.org/  349 Mineral Creek Rd., Mineral. Phone: 360-569-7959. World's largest collection of steam logging locomotives.

  • Monroe Historical Society and Museum  http://www.monroehistoricalsociety.org/ https://monroehistoricalarchives.org/ 207 East Main Street, Monroe. Voice Messages: (360) 217-7223.

  • Roslyn Historical Museum  http://www.roslynmuseum.com/  203 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. Phone: 509-649-2355. Extensive collection of photos and mining memorabilia.

  • Museum of Flight  https://www.museumofflight.org/ Boeing Field-I-5 Exit 158. Phone: 206-764-5720. More than 175 air and space craft including gliders, choppers, war planes

  • Museum of Pop Culture  https://www.mopop.org/ 325 5th Ave., Seattle. Phone: 206-770-2700. Museum of Pop Culture with its roots in rock and roll

  • Seattle Pinball Museum  https://www.seattlepinballmuseum.com/ 508 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle. Phone: 206-623-0759. 50 + pin ball machines from the 1960s to the present

  • Burke Museum  https://www.burkemuseum.org/ 1413 N. E. 45th St., Seattle. Phone: 206-616-3962. Washington State Museum of Natural History and Culture.

  • Pacific Science Center  https://pacificsciencecenter.org/ 200 2nd Ave N., Seattle. Phone: 206-443-2001. Everything including tropical butterfly house.

  • Museum of History and Industry  https://mohai.org/ 2700 24th. Ave E., Seattle. Phone: 206-324-1126. Maritime heritage of the Puget Sound Region, Seattle history.

  • Wing Luke Museum  https://www.wingluke.org/ 719 S. King St., Seattle. Phone: 206-623-5124. History museum of the culture, art and history of Seattle's Asian Americans.

  • National Nordic Museum  https://nordicmuseum.org/ 2455 NW Market Street, Seattle. The only national museum designated by Act of U.S. Congress in the state, the museum is the only museum in the U.S. to represent the history and culture of all five Nordic nations: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The museum offers genealogy programs and resources.

  • Northwest African American Museum  https://www.naamnw.org/ 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle. Phone: 206-518-6000. Email: info@naamnw.org.

  • Museum of Communications  https://www.telcomhistory.org/connections-museum-seattle/ 7000 E. Marginal Wy, Seattle. Phone: 206-767-3012. History of the telephone and displays of the equipment that makes it work. 

  • Giant Shoe Museum  https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/15540. 1501 Pike's Place #424, Seattle. Phone: 206-623-2870. Giant shoe collection of Danny Eskenazi; giant means size of shoes.

  • Sedro-Woolley Museum  http://www.sedro-woolleymuseum.com/ 725 Murdock St., Sedro-Woolley. Phone: 360-855-2390. Historical artifacts and displays. 

  • Northwest Railway Museum  https://www.trainmuseum.org/  9320 Stone Quarry Rd., Snoqualmie. Phone: 425-888-3030. Historic depot and railway history exhibits, train excursions.

  • Washington State History Museum  https://www.washingtonhistory.org/ 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Phone: 

  • 253-272-3500 or 1-888-238-4373. Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and vividly presenting Washington’s rich and storied history. It offers a variety of services to researchers, historians, scholars, and lifelong learners, as well as operating the State History Research Center and the Washington State History Museum.

  • Museum of Glass  https://www.museumofglass.org/ 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. Phone: 253-284-4719. Premier contemporary art museum dedicated to glass and glass making.

  • Harold E. LeMay Auto Museum https://www.americascarmuseum.org/ 2702 East D. St., Tacoma. Phone: 877-902-8490. One of the World's 10 best automotive museums.

Museums Throughout Washington State: https://wasgs.org/cpage.php?pt=87