Historical and Genealogical Research Archives Resources include:

Copies of The Newport Pilot and Newport Miner, 1897-2008.

Big Smoke 1967-current. This is a Pend Oreille County Historical Society annual publication.

29 indexed obituary books from the 1980s -2015.  Subsequent years are kept on disc.
Bound Miners are kept through 2008.  2009-2015 are loose.

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 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
                  which is available throughout the year.               
 Information and inquires may be sent to:

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


e-mail: pocmuseum_research@frontier.com

Or contact the museum.

Read Pend Oreille Trivia

The Hunter's Cabin

The Lookout Tower

Military Uniforms