NATIONAL AND STATEWIDE PRESERVATION RESOURCES
OREGON STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE
The Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) was established in 1967 to manage and administer programs for the protection of the state's historic and cultural resources. SHPO staff is here to assist city planners and other officials, property owners, and preservation groups to find forward-thinking solutions to protect and preserve our past.
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is Washington State's primary agency with knowledge and expertise in historic preservation. They advocate for the preservation of Washington's irreplaceable historic and cultural resources - significant buildings, structures, sites, objects and districts - as assets for the future.
Restore Oregon is focused on taking care of the places that make Oregon, OREGON: the historic homes and neighborhoods, bridges and barns, churches and Main Streets that make this place so authentic and livable.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation protects significant places representing our diverse cultural experience by taking direct action and inspiring broad public support.
Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism by facilitating communication among historic preservation professionals and the general public.
COUNTY, CITY AND LOCAL RESOURCES - OREGON
CLATSOP COMMUNITY COLLEGE
CLATSOP COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Clatsop County Historical Society offers four distinctively different museums all housed in historic buildings for you and your family to explore during your visit to Astoria.
CITY OF ASTORIA
SARA's OLD PHOTOS
Sara has been collecting images of the Lower Columbia Region for the last 35 years to help document and preserve the historic aspect of the area.
COLUMBIA RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM
Discover the stories of the legendary Columbia River Bar, one of the most dangerous passages in the world, at the nationally renowned Columbia River Maritime Museum.
ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
The library has public access to historical information about the Lower Columbia area, as well as computers and staff willing to help find the information you are looking for.
FRIENDS OF THE COLUMN
A nonprofit organization dedicated to preservation, stewardship and public education related to the Astoria Column.
ASTORIA DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT ASSOCIATION
The ADHDA works with the City of Astoria, partnering organizations, our members, and our community to enhance our historic downtown area.
ASTORIA FERRY GROUP
The mission of the Astoria Ferry Group is to promote Columbia River maritime history by restoring, preserving and operating the historic Astoria Ferry, the Tourist No 2, in its original home, Astoria, Oregon.
COUNTY, CITY AND LOCAL RESOURCES - WASHINGTON
KNAPPTON COVE HERITAGE CENTER
The mission of the Knappton Cover Heritage Center is to preserve, interpret and promote the history of the US Columbia River Quarantine Station – listed on the Register of National Historic Places. The Organization will strive to increase public awareness of this National Historic Site.
FRIENDS OF CHINOOK SCHOOL
Our mission is to refurbish and utilize the historic Chinook School for the cultural, educational, social, economic and recreational benefit of the community.
APPELO ARCHIVES CENTER
Local Museum and Archives Center dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the Naselle-Grays River Valley Area of southwest Washington.
COLUMBIA PACIFIC HERITAGE MUSEUM
A community-based organization, the purpose of which is to preserve and interpret the heritage of the Columbia Pacific region, including the lower Columbia River and adjacent coastal areas of southwestern Washington and northwestern Oregon. Located in Ilwaco.
PACIFIC COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Pacific County and the state of Washington, for the entire public through a museum, publications, public programs, and public participation. Located in South Bend.
PACIFIC COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Pacific County Courthouse is located in South Bend, Washington. Both the assessor's office and auditor's office have property records that you may find useful in researching the history of property in Pacific County.