At Home in the Outdoors
Although women were not among the field ranks of the early Forest Service, Rangers' wives often served as assistants, issuing permits and providing information when their husbands were away.
Maybelle's chores included washing clothes on a scrub board, baking bread on her wood stove, making her own soap and butter, ironing with flat irons heated on the wood stove, gardening, collecting berries, and canning salmon and fruit.
Occasionally, there was a welcome visit with friends and relatives.
Erected by Olympic National Forest.
Location. 47° 23.226′ N, 122° 55.642′ W. Marker is in Brinnon, Washington, in Jefferson County. Touch for map. Marker found along a nature trail just south of the cabin. Marker is in this post office area: Brinnon WA 98320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ranger Hole (here, next
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2018, by Martin Schrattenholzer of Renton, Washington. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2018, by Martin Schrattenholzer of Renton, Washington. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.