The Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is Washington State's primary agency with knowledge and expertise in historic preservation. We advocate for the preservation of Washington's irreplaceable cultural resources (historic and archaeological) which include significant buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts. Through education and information, we provide leadership for the protection of our shared heritage.
We can help also you through these Programs:
- Historic Buildings - Info and help on preserving buildings
- Archaeology - Info for professionals and for people just interested in Washington's ancient peoples
- Human Remains & Cemeteries - Info for professionals and for people just interested in Washington's deceased citizens
- State Historic Preservation Office Compliance - Guidance on preservation laws and the review process