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Port Townsend in Jefferson County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin

Port Townsend Sesquicentennial 1851-2001

 
 
Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2021
1. Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker
Inscription.  

Built by
Alfred A. Plummer and
Charles Bachelder in 1851.

 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 48° 6.85′ N, 122° 45.452′ W. Marker is in Port Townsend, Washington, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and Tyler Street, on the left when traveling east on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 940 Water Street, Port Townsend WA 98368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Cabin (a few steps from this marker); The Belmont (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens Independent Telephone Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Kuhn Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smuggling (about 300 feet away); Water (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Townsend.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2021
2. Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker
Marker to left of doorway
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Also see . . .  Port Townsend — Thumbnail History (Caldbick, 2014). (Submitted on August 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2021
3. Site of Port Townsend's First Settlers' Cabin Marker
On the James & Hastings Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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