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Jefferson County Historical Museum

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The museum, located in the 1891 city hall building, features exhibits including Coast Indian artifacts, military and maritime memorabilia, Victorian furnishings, chinese history in the area, and over 5,000 photographs.

Jack London supposedly spent a night in the jail in the basement, which was in use as recently as the 1950's. Call for hours and admission prices.

This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.

Location: 540 Water Street, Port Townsend Washington 98368 Telephone 360-385-1003

Other History nearby:
(Anacortes) Anacortes History Museum
(Bainbridge Island) Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
(Snohomish) Blackman House Museum
(Bothell) Bothell Historical Museum
(Edmonds) Brackett's Feed Barn
(Seattle) Burke Museum of Natural Hist & Culture

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