Platted in 1898, 100-acre Evergreen Cemetery has long been regarded as a local heritage resource of substantial value, not only as the final resting place of numerous prominent citizens, but also as a remarkable landscape comprised of century-old plantings and state champion trees.
The Places of the Past collection contains annotated photographs documenting the history of the buildings and places of Snohomish County. The Project draws on photograph collections and expertise from county heritage organizations and the Everett Public Library in an Internet-accessible image database format. Hear Everett Public Library Historian David Dilgard talk about the Snohomish County Courthouse and Forgotten Creek.
Founded in 1867 by Massachusetts surveyor Daniel Alfred Sanborn, The Sanborn Map Company created maps of U.S. towns for insurance assessment purposes until 1970. 12,000 communities were mapped by Sanborn and original copies are now archived in libraries and museums across the United States.