General Information

Research Resources

You’ve got the assignment. Now what? Check these links for help:

Washington State History Research

Start digging into the rich history of Washington State with these helpful resources:

Washington State Museums and Historical Societies

The Evergreen State is home to dozens of museums and historical societies, many of which offer research facilities and assistance. Here are a few (listed alphabetically) to get you started.

View a map of museums and historical societies here.

Additional Information

For more information about available education materials, please contact the Education Department at the Washington State Historical Society.

For information about National History Day in Washington or upcoming contests, please contact Hannah Tofte, Washington History Day Coordinator, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction at hannah.tofte@k12.wa.us or (360) 725-6320.