Port Gamble in Kitsap County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
In 1971 the canopy & sign were added as part of the rehabilitation project done by Pope & Talbot. The building's exterior and interior are intact except that the hoists and other mechanical devices are gone.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
Location. 47° 51.242′ N, 122° 35.129′ W. Marker is in Port Gamble, Washington, in Kitsap County. Marker is on State Highway 104 west of Olympian Avenue, on the left when traveling west. This is a painted wooden "billboard-style" marker, mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the right of the front door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4719 Northeast State Highway 104, Port Gamble WA 98364, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Leo & Goldie Hammersmith House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel B. Jackson House (about 400 feet away); Water Towers (about 400 feet away); Morrill S. Pope House (about 400 feet away); Port Gamble Market (about 500 feet away); M.S. Drew House (about 500 feet away); Clarence R. & Lulu (Hovey) Cranmer House (about 500 feet away); New York House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gamble.
Also see . . . Port Gamble History. The service station was the last new construction by the company in Port Gamble. The automobile solved the transportation problem for workers who wanted more than a small company house. . Despite a determined sales effort and increased production in the early 1920s, Puget Mill Co. still lost money. Portland lumberman Charles R. McCormick stepped forward and offered to buy Puget Mill Co. and Pope and Talbot accepted. On October 16, 1925, Charles R. McCormick Lumber Co. took possession of the mill and the town at Port Gamble. (Submitted on January 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.