The Stillaguamish Valley
Genealogical Society and Library was founded in 1985 and
a year later obtained non-profit status. Our library has grown
to include thousands of rare and interesting books, microfilm
and microfiche sets, and internet access to prepaid genealogy web sites. We
have gathered historical information pertaining to the northern
part of Snohomish County and the Stillaguamish Valley, and its
native populations and early settlers. The collection also contains
material for all U.S. states and many foreign countries. This
information is available to members and visitors during regular
Monthly Meetings - Visitors Welcome!
· Held on the second Tuesday of each
month at 1pm at the Society's Library.
· Hear programs and speakers on a wide range of
· Wheelchair accessible and easily located from
I-5 and Highway 9
· Meet members and browse through the library collection
during the break
Benefits of Membership
These include meeting and hearing knowledgeable speakers, participating
in field trips to research centers, developing contact with others
who have similar interests, finding that long lost cousin, attending
workshops, and receiving the bi-monthly "Stillaguamish Star"
newsletter by email. There is an additional $5 fee to receive
the newsletter by regular mail.
Annual membership dues for
the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society is $15 for individual
and $20 for family. Lifetime membership is $250 (with no additional
charge for newsletter by regular mail).
Accepts printed family histories, used books of genealogical
value, and other research items that can be shared with members
and visitors as well as old photographs pertaining to any area of the Stillaguamish Valley including Stanwood, Arlington, Oso, Darrington, Monte Cristo, Granite Falls and any area in between these communities. Items can be donated or loaned to the Society.
To promote an interest in genealogy through education; to instruct
members in genealogical research and preservation of their own
family histories; to locate, preserve and index public and private
genealogical records and make them available to members and the
general public; to support other genealogical libraries throughout
Washington; and to keep members and the public updated on projects and upcoming speakers and events in our bi-monthly newsletter.