Preserving and Presenting the History of the Naselle-Grays River Area of Southwest Washington
Welcome to the Appelo Archive Center (Museum, Archives, Meeting Rooms & Library)
This is the perfect location for you to find information and do research on photos, cemetery records, Finnish, Swedish and Columbia River History and also find newspapers and books on the history of the Pacific Northwest, including logging, fishing, farming, events, and music.
We invite you to browse our site and also come and visit us in person.
We have a number of wonderful exhibits to view in our small museum, and will be happy to help you with your questions and research.
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Join us for our first Sunday Brunch at the Archives Cafe
Good News! You can now become a member of the Appelo Archives
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Archive Center The benefits are great! 10% off most books, invitations to special events and of course the satisfaction of knowing you are helping to preserve local history. Click the link to the right to print a membership form to send or bring in. We thank you in advance for your support as this is a big part of being able to keep the center open.
Archive Cafe Update
The Cafe is open Tuesday - Saturday 9am-3pm and now has it's own phone number.360-484-7101 Come on in and enjoy daily specials including soup, sandwiches and yummy baked goods!
Our entrance is next to the Water Department in Naselle.
It's on the ground floor of the Appelo Plaza
Browse the books and gifts, enjoy coffee or a meal at the cafe and come upstairs to see the rest of our displays and learn more about the history of the area.
There are hundreds of pictures and articles at the center and students, researchers and visitors interested in the area's history are most welcome to access it all. Wi-Fi is available and there are plenty of tables for laying out maps and newspapers.. With the renovation of the Center's main room, lectures are being planned and groups wishing to use the new "Heritage Room" on the main floor for meetings are welcome to contact the Center.