Hiking Series to Historic Sites

The Jefferson County Historical Society and the North Olympic History Center are offering a series of hikes to historically significant places in east Jefferson County.

Having done a trek to qatáy Prairie and Lagoon in May, upcoming hikes will include the following:

  • June 18 – Fort Flagler
  • September 18 – Indian Island
  • October 22 – Irondale Beach

The history hikes will be offered twice a day, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and will last about 90 minutes. The cost will be $45 for members of either of the above sponsoring organizations, and $60 for non-members.

Hikes will be guided by David Brownell, executive director of North Olympic History Center. Holding a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in public history, Brownell served as historic-preservation research coordi- nator for the Seminole Tribe of Florida as well as historic- preservation officer for the local Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe. He is a member of the Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board and the Board of Jefferson Land Trust.

Distance and terrain for each hike will vary. Group size will be limited to 12 participants. Registration is being handled by Simpletix, with a link from jchsmuseum.org/Calendar