Snohomish History Resources


Historic Downtown & Residential History Tours - get a taste for 19th-century Pacific Northwest life on these bestselling monthly walking tours.

Trees of Historic Snohomish - discover heritage trees and specialty saplings brought by pioneer families in this walking guide.

Early Snohomish Heritage Trail - short stories of those who came before us, told through multimedia signage popping up around downtown Snohomish!

HistoryLink Snohomish Virtual Tour - explore Snohomish from the comfort of your phone or laptop with this downtown tour, written by historian Warner Blake.


The Center for the Study of Pacific Northwest History

Snohomish Historical Society 

Historic Downtown Snohomish Association

Interactive Historical Maps - including property maps from 1910-1970s, homesteading claims, railroad development, and more.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society

SnohomishWalks Patreon - long-form articles about Snohomish history topics


Images of America: Early Snohomish by Warner Blake

J.S. White: Our First Architect by Warner Blake

River Reflections Vols I & II by Snohomish Historical Society

Pilchuck Valley Reflections by Dorothy Jean Schroeder

History of Snohomish County, Washington by William Whitfield

"Corners Shaping Snohomish County History" Report from Snohomish County Office of Economic Development

"Washington State's Historic State Roads" Report from WA DAHP & WSDOT

"Military Road: A Lasting Legacy" brochure on origin of route that motivated Snohomish development

Lynnwood (Snohomish County) History Comic Book