The Okanogan County Historical Society (OCHS) was formed in 1963 to preserve and disseminate the colorful heritage of Okanogan County in North Central Washington State.
The Society's headquarters are in the Wilson Historical Research Center adjacent to the Okanogan County Historical Museum. This building also houses the Okanogan County Genealogical Society.
Okanogan County Historical Museum, Wilson Historical Research Center and Fire Hall Museum in Okanogan, WA.
Interested in becoming a member?
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•"Okanogan County Heritage", quarterly magazine
•Frank Matsura Photo collection
•Ladd Photo collection
•20,000 plus historic photos
•Recorded and archived pioneer interviews
•Book collection on local and state history
•Newspapers on microfilm and in bound volumes
•Variety of maps
•Okanogan County Genealogical resources
•23 Historic sign throughout the county
•Guided history tours for members and guests
•Conconully Museum (open 10-5, Saturday and Sunday)
•Okanogan County Historical Museum and Fire Hall (open 10-4, 7 days/week)
•Molson Museum and Old Molson Site (open 10-5, 7 days/week)
•Shafer Museum (open 10-5, 7 days/week)
Oroville Old Depot Museum (open 10am-4pm, Mon -Sat)
We have a great variety of books and publications available at the Wilson Historical Research Center, that tell the tales of Okanogan County and its pioneers. Come in and browse.