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Pacific Northwest Olympic Peninsula Community Museum

Web-based history and culture museum

Website: Pacific Northwest Olympic Peninsula Community Museum

Project Synopsis

Northwestern Olympic Peninsula communities and  the University of Washington worked together to create this web-based museum to showcase aspects of the rich history and culture of the region.

People Involved

  • City of Forks
  • Clallam County Historical Society
  • Forks Timber Museum
  • Hoh Tribe
  • Makah Cultural and Research Center
  • Museum of History & Industry
  • National Park Service, West District
  • North Olympic Library System
  • Peninsula College
  • Preston Gates & Ellis
  • Quileute Tribe
  • Quillayute Valley School District
  • University of Washington Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest
  • University of Washington Educational Partnerships and Learning Technologies
  • University of Washington Libraries

Libraries Role

Provided project management and consulting services, especially from the Metadata Interest Group.  The Libraries designed and developed the website and also contributed resources.