See More History with Seymour History!
The official land mammal of Washington State is the Olympic Marmot, so we’ve adopted this special creature as the official mascot of the Washington State Historical Society! We named ours Seymour History. Cute, adventurous, and eager to learn — that’s Seymour.
Seymour History travels around Washington State to historical places, other museums, and state parks to learn as much as he can about the history of the Evergreen State. He’s been lucky to have been hosted by wonderful docents, park rangers, and tour guides, and he’s enjoyed meeting many new friends as he “sees more” history!
Seymour isn’t only interested in Washington state history, though. He’s a well-traveled marmot! Seymour has been all over the United States, exploring places like Mt. Vernon Estate, Mt. Rushmore, and even the UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico. Every place he’s visited has provided interesting facts for all of us.
Why does Seymour do what he does? We hope that Seymour will inspire you to see more history in your travels and to share that information with those around you.