Annual Dinner
and Meeting

November 15th at 5pm. A $10 sit-down lasagna dinner will be served in the main gallery. There will also be green salad, rolls, and a wonderful Penny’s Cake for dessert. Diners will enjoy live music performed on our gorgeous grand piano.

Discover the
history of
Lewis County

"The Mother
of All Counties"

The Lewis County Historical Society and Museum celebrates the storied history of Lewis County, Washington. Founded on December 21, 1845, Lewis County once stretched at one point from the Cowlitz River to the south and north to Sitka, Alaska. Come celebrate our rural heritage of the hop fields and timber industry to the Chehalis and Cowlitz Native American tribes.


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Model Train

HO Model Train exhibit
depicting railroading
in Lewis County
around the early 1970’s

Highlighting the major communities located in the county and the principle rail line that ran from Chehalis to South Bend and Raymond. Not only does it highlight the main locales and stopping points, but numerous communities and towns along the way such as Littel, Pe Ell, Doty, and many others.

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