For a suggested donation of $15.00 you will receive a copy of our DVD, "If These Walls Could Talk."


Your support is important to the success of the Association and its goals. If you have not joined yet, please don’t delay. Just fill out the membership form, write a check, and mail it in soon. Several of our goals are to have the mansion painted, the porch repaired, the arbor painted, expand the orchard, and to restore the Japanese bathhouse. Please consider becoming a volunteer too; the goals will be achieved sooner with more volunteers! Click here to learn more.

About Us

Neely MansionThe Neely Mansion Association is an all volunteer, non-profit historical society, which was incorporated in 1983 to restore the Neely Mansion. In 1985 it merged with the defunct Auburn Arts Council, and took over the ownership of the Neely Mansion. The mansion has been placed on the National Register for Historic Places, the Washington Register for Historic Sites, and is a designated King County Landmark.  Neely Mansion Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit historical organization. Donations are deductible to the amount allowed by law.

Mission Statement

To restore and maintain the Neely Mansion as an historic house that actively interprets for the public the rich agricultural, pioneer, and ethnic heritage of the Mansion, its families and its surroundings in the Green River Valley.


An annual, general membership meeting is held each January. Election for the Board of Directors is held and a program of general interest is presented. Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Please check the calendar for the location.

Carol Grimes, President
Hilda Meryhew, Secretary
Linda Van Nest, Treasurer
Don Homer, Director
Julie Acosta, Director
Karen Meador, Director

Advisory Board

Eileen Yamada Lamphere
Mike Hori

Community Partners

Canter-Berry Farms:
Green Valley Meats:
Mosby Farms:
Mountain View Landscape and Design:
Northwest Comfort Systems