This is a huge milestone for us! The Hamilton-Worthington House has been awarded placement on both the Washington State Heritage Registry of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places. Read all about it on the Museum main website!
The C. Keith Birkenfeld Memorial Trust, managed by the Seattle Foundation, awarded a $57,000 grant to the Quilcene Historical Museum. The award completed the capital campaign to purchase Worthington Park. Mr. Birkenfeld passed away in 2005 leaving his substantial estate to be distributed through grants made annually to deserving non-profit organizations for the purpose of […]
Mansion in Motion! This crew of amazing local specialists are moving the mansion off her old foundation, so she can wait in midair while a new modern foundation is created. Then she will move back to the original position on the property. Thank you to the PTLeader.com for the wonderful article and photo. Pictured below […]
To the sound of trumpet fanfare from the Freddy Pink Band on Saturday night July 20, 2013, Mari Phillips, Quilcene Historical Museum Chairman, announced the successful conclusion of Phase I for Worthington Park in Quilcene, Washington. “It simply doesn’t get much better than this, Phillips remarked. Little under two years ago our Board embarked upon […]
Wellesley Peak is named for a member of the Worthington family, Grace Worthington Swabey, who attended Wellesley College in 1914 to 1916. The first Quilcene forest ranger for the U.S. Forest Service was G.A. Whitehead who came to Quilcene in 1910 and worked exploring the National Forest for eight years. He explored every stream to […]