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Cowlitz County Historical Museum

The Museum recounts the history of the area in its reproductions of pioneer rooms and a general store.

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The Cowlitz County Historical Museum was founded in 1949 to uncover the history of Cowlitz County and Southwest Washington. Visit the Cowlitz County Historical Museum and discover how the land and rivers of Cowlitz County have shaped the lives of people for hundreds of years.

Exhibits include portions of a loggers' bunkhouse, a railroad depot, a 1925 Model "T" truck, a reassembled log cabin with period furnishings, a Cowlitz Indian canoe and other Native American artifacts.

Also visit our Museum Store for that special gift--t-shirts, books, photographs.P>This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.

Location: 405 Allen Street, Kelso Washington 98626 Telephone 360-577-3119

Other History nearby:
(Astoria) Astoria Column
(Castle Rock) Castle Rock Exhibit Hall
(Columbia City) Charles Green Caples House Museum
(Astoria) Clatsop County Heritage Museum
(Astoria) Clatsop County Historical Society
(Astoria) Columbia River Maritime Museum


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