Port Gamble Historic District

NW end of Kitsap Peninsula near entrance to Hood Canal, Puget Sound, Port Gamble, Washington


Port Gamble National Historic Landmark, Bounded by Hood Canal

1. Photocopy of photograph (original print located in Pope & Talbot Archives Port Gamble, WA). Unknown Photographer, 1907. View of Gamble Bay, facing west from east shore. S'klallam Village of Boston in foreground, Puget Mill in background.

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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One of the earliest and most important lumber-producing centers on the Pacific Coast. Still active, with a variety of architectural styles, Port Gamble exemplifies the mid-19th century company-owned town. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 13, 1966

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 13, 1966
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian
Area of significance
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Business
Current functions
Business; Manufacturing facility
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1852; 1895
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 10