Ferry County Historical Society
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The written history of Ferry County, though relatively short, has been eventful. The area now comprising the county was first mentioned in written records by David Thompson, explorer, surveyor, and fur trader, in an account of his trip down the Columbia River in 1811. Thompson stopped at a major salmon fishing site…
We are reopening after COVID on July 4, 2021!
Our hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Masks are required.
The Ferry County Historical Museum is typically open year-round and located next door Stonerose Interpretive Center. The Kauffman Cabin and JW and Elizabeth Slagle House are open for viewing in the summer months. Admission is free. Donations gladly accepted.
The Historical Center
Come and visit our small self-touring museum which is located at 15-2 N. Kean Street in Republic (across from the city park). Featured are mining and geology displays, a Native American exhibit and an array of interesting photographs relating to the turn of the century local businesses and activities.
Fred Whittaker Residence, Built 1911 (Current Home of the Ferry County Historical Society)
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15-2 N. Kean Street
P.O. Box 287
Republic, WA 99166
We are located across from the city park, next to the Stonerose Interpretive Center.
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.