History Links

Interactive Resources for Exploration

  • 1885 Chinese Expulsion: Places & People
    Interactive walking/driving tour of places and people relating to the 1885 Chinese Expulsion, produced by Tacoma Historical Society
  • BlackPast.org: Tacoma
    BlackPast.org is the largest free and unrestricted website on African American history currently on the Internet. The link above takes you to search results relating to people and events in Tacoma history.
  • Old Town Architecture
    This Google Map shares historic homes and businesses in Tacoma's Old Town.
  • Prairie Line Trail
    Learn more about the history of the Prairide Line Trail, and enjoy an interactive walking tour
  • Tacoma Method
    This website, created by University of Puget Sound faculty and students, recounts the history of the 1885 Chinese Expulsion and provides a broader context to the event.
  • Tacoma Streetcar Lines in Today's Streets: 1923 Alignment
    This Google Map allows you to trace the routes of Tacoma's streetcar lines from a century ago

Research Tools

Other Local Historical Societies & Museums

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