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Franklin County Historical Society

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Address: 305 North Fourth Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301
Phone Number: (509) 547-3714
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Historical building full of unique and interesting displays

No on the beaten path, but well worth the stop. The building itself is a historic Carnegie Library building and it is full of local history and displays. Great place to learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Malin B
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Pasco, Washington
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Pasco, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No on the beaten path, but well worth the stop. The building itself is a historic Carnegie Library building and it is full of local history and displays. Great place to learn about Pasco, Kennewick and Richland's history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Abraham Lincoln once quoted " American History is not something dead or over, It always is alive, always growing, always unfinished ". My wife and I visited the Franklin County Historical Museum in Pasco, Washington last week and were so amazed at what we witnessed. The Museum was originally constructed in 1910 as part of Andrew Carnegie's worldwide library construction... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Great collection of artifacts which will bring back memories to silver haired visitors. Railroad history is exceptional as well as Community contribution to WW ll. plan for 30 -45 minute visit. Friendly helpful volunteer staff.

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

We were amazed by the collections and the knowledge of the people present. they were able to explain many things to us about the region and what occured several years ago.

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Richland, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Well actually I haven't gone, but experienced outreach by reinactors from the museum at the Farmer's Market.

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Pasco, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

many collectibles and great photos from the past, gave a real sense of knowing what it must have been like in the early stages of the area's development

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