Pend Oreille County Museum
Pend Oreille County Historical Society Museum

402 S. Washington Ave.
Newport, Washington

2016 Museum Hours:

May 6 thru May 28: Friday & Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
May 29 - September 5: Monday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm; Sunday: 1pm to 4pm
September 9 - 30: Friday & Saturday, 10am to 1pm

For Special tours or research

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 1409
Newport, WA 99156

Pend Oreille County History
Pend Oreille County History

Historical and Genealogical Research Archives

Resources include:

  • Copies of The Newport Miner, 1897-present.
  • Big Smoke 1967-current. This is a Pend Oreille County Historical Society annual publication.
  • 29 indexed obituary books from the 1980s to present.
  • Over 6,000 indexed historic photos.
  • Metaline Falls News and Ione Newspapers
  • Pend Oreille County Records - miscellaneous
  • Over 200 county maps including homestead maps.
  • Resource files, clippings and photos
  • Biographical Files
  • Over 200 Maps, including Homestead Maps
  • Over 100 indexed scrapbooks
  • Journals and books on the history of the area
  • Biographical and Photo CD's/DVD's
  • Books about area history by local authors

Please inquire about research fees and appointments for personal research. Information and inquires may be sent to:

Pend Oreille County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1409
Newport, WA 99156
Phone 509-447-5388