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Bing Crosby House

    Gonzaga University houses a large collection of material relating to 20th Century singer and actor Harry Lillis (Bing) Crosby, a native of Spokane and alumnus of Gonzaga. Now part of Gonzaga, Crosby's childhood home was built in 1911 and still stands at its original location. The main floor houses over 200 Crosby items including gold records, trophies, awards, and… Read More

    Campbell House

      The Campbell House was designed by Kirtland Cutter and Karl Malmgren and was built in 1898 for Amasa B. Campbell, his wife Grace, and their daughter Helen. Campbell made a fortune in mining exploration and operations in the Coeur d’Alene mining region northeast of Spokane. He partnered with John Finch, his neighbor living two houses to the west. Helen… Read More

      Tumwater’s Crosby House

        The Crosby House dates from c. 1860 and was built by Nathaniel Crosby III after he married Cordelia Jane Smith in August of 1860. Miss Smith was the daughter of Jacob and Priscilla Smith who lived in the Lacey area. Read More

        Kirkman House

          When built, the Kirkman's home was one of the grandest residences in Walla Walla reflecting tastes of the day and wealth generated by the ranching business. Now the Victorian Italianate house remains the only example of its kind locally, though vestiges of early 20th century architecture can be found throughout Walla Walla. Read More

          Meeker Mansion

            A pioneer and leading citizen of Puyallup; first mayor, one-time Hop King, author Ezra Meeker became the self-appointed Champion of the Oregon Trail in 1906, when at the age of 76, accompanied by two oxen, a wagon, a driver and a dog, he made his way from his front yard to Washington D.C., by way of New York City.… Read More


              Built in 1875 by Samuel Olmstead out of cottonwood logs from the Yakima River Canyon. The structure and windows are all original and of east coast design. Most of the furnishings are original. The cabin is surrounded by 100 year old historic gardens, barns, outbuildings and antique farm equipment. Read More

              Rothschild House

                Step through the kitchen door of the Rothschild House and step back to the 1800s. Located at the corner of Jefferson and Taylor Streets in uptown Port Townsend, the Rothschild House is virtually unchanged from a hundred years ago. Read More

                Polson Museum

                  Situated on nearly two acres of parkland, The Polson lies along the banks of the historic Hoquiam River. Extensive gardens, landscaping, and outdoor machinery displays complement the lovely mansion. Read More