Founded in 1957, Yamhill County Historical Society offers two locations preserving and sharing the history of Yamhill County.
See antique farm, logging, and other historical equipment. Learn about the stories behind them from our knowledgeable docents. Learn More
Located in historic Lafayette, the YCHS Museum and Research Library holds thousands of artifacts and historic documents. Learn More
Researching Yamhill County history? Visit our research library in Lafayette. Our online materials will give you an idea of what we offer. Learn More
We also offer special activities throughout the year, such as a Father's Day Celebration. These events are free--donations gladly accepted. Activities in last year's celebration included an arm wrestling competition, sasparilla, horseshoes, and running steam engine, sawmill, and blacksmith shop.
Come enjoy with the whole family!