Port Townsend Washington
This 1/2 acre park features a restored house was built in 1868 and depicts the architecture of its time. The house contains over 2500 antiques and most are the furnishings of the original inhabitants. It also features formal gardens planted with old-fashioned or non-hybrid roses, an herb garden, peony beds, lilac hedges, and other old varieties of flowers from around the United States. The house is listed on both the State and National Register of Historic Places.
The park is currently operated in a cooperative agreement with the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce and Washington State Parks. The Chamber staffs the house, while State Parks provides maintenance and oversight.
The park is located in Port Townsend, at the corner of Taylor and Franklin.
The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.
Other Washington State Parks nearby:
(Mount Vernon) Bay View State Park
(Stanwood) Camano Island State Park
(Oak Harbor) Deception Pass State Park
(Brinnon) Dosewallips State Park
(Coupeville) Ebey's Landing State Park
(Coupeville) Fort Casey State Park
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12/15 Coming to The Port Townsend area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.