SoCoCulture Heritage

Des Moines Historical Society

The Des Moines Historical Society provides for the collection and preservation of historical records, artifacts, and various other items related to local, state and national history within the Des Moines Museum. Greg Knutson Box 98055; Des Moines WA 98198 206.824.5226...

Greater Kent Historical Society

The Greater Kent Historical Society operates the Kent Historical Museum, which is located in the Bereiter House in downtown Kent. Built in 1908, the historic home is furnished with period furniture and exhibits of local artifacts. Garden artwork commemorates the local...

Highline Historical Society

Highline Historical Society provides public historical programs throughout Highline and mounts exhibits at SeaTac City Hall, 4800 S 188th Street. Our members are anticipating our new museum in historic Burien soon.  We welcome volunteers. Cyndi Upthegrove, Managing...

Historical Society of Federal Way

The Historical Society of Federal Way serves its public through researching, preserving, teaching, documenting and indexing the human history of the Greater Federal Way area to build a sense of community, identity, and heritage. Diana Noble-Gulliford PO Box 25430;...

JoAnne Matsumura

JoAnne Matsumura has over 30 years of experience conducting historical and genealogical research on behalf of various South King County historical societies and museums, as well as families and individuals. As a historical museum archivist, she has researched all...

Karen Meador

Karen Meador is an award-winning writer and historian. Her work has appeared in numerous venues including Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History. She is an AKCHO Board Member and served on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for the King County Historic Preservation...

Maple Valley Historical Society

The Maple Valley Historical Society is preserving the history of the Maple Valley, Hobart, Taylor, and Ravensdale areas. The Society has three museums depicting what life has been like in the area – see Exhibits page. Dick Peacock PO Box 123; Maple Valley WA ...

Neely Mansion Association

The mission of the Neely Mansion Association is to restore and maintain the Neely Mansion as an historic house that actively interprets for the public the rich agricultural, pioneer, and ethnic heritage of the Mansion, its families and its surroundings in the Green...

Renton History Museum

The Renton Historical Society is a non-profit organization that supports the operations of the Renton History Museum from the private sector. The RHS offers memberships to anyone interested in the history of the greater Renton area. Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, Director...

Tukwila Historical Society

We preserve the cultural, architectural, geological and historical heritage of Tukwila through preservation of photographs, documents, oral histories, buildings, and natural resources. Pat Brodin, President 14475 59th Avenue S; Tukwila WA 98168...

White River Valley Museum

Whether you walk through a pioneer cabin, climb aboard a caboose and play in a one-room school, the award-winning White River Valley Museum presents history in a fun and involving way.  Permanent exhibits focus on the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, pioneer life,...