The Ruth Stoller Research Library, is located in the Miller Log Cabin in Lafayette, OR

Our research library contains a wealth of books, documents, and photographs of historic Yamhill County.

“The Yamhill County Historical Society is committed to doing our part to minimizing the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. In response to COVID-19 concerns, coupled with Governor Kate Brown’s restrictions, the YCHS Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel this event. Please stay tuned for future events that will be scheduled after January 1, 2021.  You can visit our website at and our Facebook Pages – Yamhill County Historical Society and Yamhill Valley Heritage Center for updates.


Fridays | 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturdays | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

If you would like to volunteer to help keep our library open please contact us!


Phone: 503-864-2308




From Portland and points north:
Take 99W South from I-5 to the City of Lafayette.
Turn right on Market Street and continue to 6th Street.
The Yamhill County Historical Museum is on the left side of the street, with the Polling Church on the corner of 6th and Market Streets.

From Salem and points south:
Take 99W North to the City of Lafayette.
Turn left on Market Street and follow the directions above.

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Yamhill County Historical Society • McMinnville, Oregon