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Oysters and Clams and Stories Oh My!

Oysters and Clams and Stories Oh My!

The Pacific County History Forum today was FABULOUS!  I didn't think to take a head count but I think there must have been at least forty there and, wonder of wonders, there were more men than women -- a number of them with oystering experience and...

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Is  Wed. Dec. 6th marked on your calendar ?

Is Wed. Dec. 6th marked on your calendar ?

Will we see you next Wednesday, December 6th at the Oysterville Schoolhouse?  I surely hope so.  It's going to be all about oysters and clams -- history, stories, maybe even a recipe or two for your holiday enjoyment! If you've been attending our...

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And the answer to Question #3 is:

And the answer to Question #3 is:

  Another question asked at last week's History Forum was: What ever happened to that infamous sawmill -- the first in Washington Territory -- that Ed Loomis and Wallace Stuart set up?  After a bit of hemming and hawing, several of us had part...

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Answering The Questions

Answering The Questions

Rummaging through the information that I've collected over the better part of a century is becoming more problematic all the time -- especially those bits and pieces that (presumably) have been stored among my mental synapses.  "Total Instant...

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If you missed the Nov. 1st History Forum…

If you missed the Nov. 1st History Forum…

...or even if you didn't, pour yourself a cup of coffee, fire up your computer and go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcCjIOEeXDg.  Michael Lemeshko's video (all in one piece this time and complete with visual aids!) is up and running.  And,...

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History Forum: Two Experts + A Harridan!

History Forum: Two Experts + A Harridan!

Our third History Forum was a great success, if I do say so myself!  Each of the previous sessions have been fabulous, but more on the "lecture" side of things rather than like a true Forum.  So, today before I introduced our Guest Historians, I...

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Halloween Sunrise Over Willapa Bay

Halloween Sunrise Over Willapa Bay

I don't know if there such a thing as a "Halloween Sunrise" -- but there is now!  What a glorious spectacle out my front door this morning!  (The real front door that is.  Not the back door that has been used as the front door for the last eighty...

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It’s time to celebrate — even before the holidays!

It’s time to celebrate — even before the holidays!

Who'da thunk that I'd be looking forward to blustery old November with such excitement?  And even before the holidays begin!!  (Although I have to say that I did see some Christmas fruh-frah for sale at the Ocean Park drug store yesterday and had...

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“One by Land; Two by Sea”  on Wednesday!

“One by Land; Two by Sea” on Wednesday!

Did you mark your calendar?  The second-ever History Forum will convene at the Oysterville Schoolhouse at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4th.  Speakers will be three of us "old ducks" -- Dobby Wiegardt, Tucker Wachsmuth, and yours truly -- and we'll...

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Have you marked your calendar?  Sept. 6th!!

Have you marked your calendar? Sept. 6th!!

We* are gearing up for the first session of the History Forum here in Oysterville and hope those of you interested in SW Washington history will be among our participants!  We begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6th at the Oysterville...

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Ready! Set! Mark Your Calendars!

Ready! Set! Mark Your Calendars!

THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT AND AN INVITATION! Whether you've moved here recently or  your roots go deep into the past of Pacific County -- or even if you are a wannabe resident, we hope you will join our HISTORY FORUM -- a monthly gathering of folks...

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