Haunted History in Washington

Tacoma Library is aware of our community’s interest in the past. That is why we celebrate it with our many collections of local history, fiction and nonfiction. Enjoy some of our unique booklists showcasing regional haunts and history. Additionally, the Northwest Room’s historic and well thought out displays, subject-specific databases, and circulating collections are of interest all. Just take a click at some of the offerings available from Tacoma Public Library historic past.


Set in the Northwest

Ghost Guides to Seattle & Washington

Northwest Hikes and History


Northwest Postcard Collection

Ships & Shipping Index

Tacoma-Pierce County Buildings Index


Ghost Stories of Washington

Ghost Towns of Washington and Oregon

Boom Towns & Relic Hunters of Northeastern Washington

Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest

Ghost Stories of the Long Beach Peninsula

Spooky Washington

Ghost Hunter's Guide to Seattle and Puget Sound