Shafer Historical Museum

Online Photos & materials

Over 1,000 new images are available in the Shafer Museum's online collections!

A December 2022 upload of many volunteer's dedicated work to digitize the museum's originals means you have a lot more material to browse from home.

View photos, documents and images from the Shafer Museum's archives online.

With Gratitude to Friends and Donors

The Shafer Museum relies on donations and grants from many supporters to share & preserve Methow Valley history with community members and visitors:


Members and individual donors to the Shafer Museum

GiveMethow donors

The Philadelphia Foundation

Donors through the Seattle Foundation

Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation

Twispworks Foundation for COVID-19 relief funds

MethowValley Fund & the Community Foundation of North Central Washington

Sun Mountain Lodge

Humanities Washington and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) approved by the U.S.Congress and signed into law by President Joseph R. Biden.

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