1976 - 2016
40 YEARS OF PRESERVATION ADVOCACY!


Happy fortieth birthday to us! The Washington Trust incorporated in 1976 following a foundational meeting in Port Townsend of a group of like-minded, committed volunteers from around the state. Throughout 2016, we will celebrate our accomplishments and commemorate the work of many others that have supported us over the decades. Watch for vignettes throughout the year featuring highlights from every county in the state, and sign up for our special weekly e-newsletter to receive them in your inbox. The highlighted story this week is:

Current Story

Cowlitz County • Downtown Longview Walking Tours


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Stories by County

Adams Frank R. and Julia Burroughs Home
Asotin Bolick, Delores, and Floch Heritage Barns
Benton Hanford B Reactor
Clallam John and Bertha Hyer Farmstead
Chelan Your Trust in Chelan County
Columbia Columbia County Courthouse
Cowlitz Downtown Longview Walking Tours
Douglas Douglas County Courthouse
Ferry Ferry County Courthouse
Franklin Pasco-Kennewick Yellowstone Highway Bridge
Garfield Garfield County Courthouse
Grant Citizens Bank Building in Wilson Creek
Gray's Harbor Finch Building
Island Your Trust in Island County
Jefferson Port Townsend Bell Tower
King The Battle for Fort Lawton
Kittitas Roslyn
Kitsap Preserving hearth and soul: the Yeomalt Cabin
Klickitat Tsagiglalal - "She Who Watches"
Lewis Merit Awards in Centralia
Lincoln Downtown Sprague
Mason Shelton Gymnasium
Okanogan Olson Long Barn
Pacific Pacific County Courthouse
Pend Oreille Metaline Falls School/Cutter Theatre
Pierce Sunset Lodge at Mount Rainier
San Juan Pearl Little Archaeology Site
Skagit Downtown Mount Vernon
Skamania L’Hommedieu Heritage Barn
Snohomish Green Mountain Fire Lookout
Spokane The Fox Theater
Stevens Colville Indian Agency
Wahkiakum Redman Hall
Walla Walla Kirkman House
Whatcom Bellingham National Guard Armory
Whitman T.A. Leonard Barn
Yakima Yakima Valley Transportation Company

Thematic Stories about the Washington Trust

Donation of the Stimson-Green Mansion
Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund


Then and now, the Trust has been a statewide advocate for the preservation and re-use of Washington’s exceptionally rich and diverse cultural resources. Whether you are new to the organization or have been active for decades, thank you for standing with us to document and preserve our architectural and archaeological legacy. Continuous stewardship is needed to protect that irreplaceable legacy for future generations – we appreciate and look forward to your ongoing participation and support.

Please consider making a special gift in honor of our accomplishments as we celebrate together.