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C. Keith Birkenfeld Memorial Trust Grant

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 […]

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July 2013 – Phase I is a Total Success!

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 […]

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The W. P. Fuller Building, Tacoma WA. Owner: William Ferguson Architect: C. A. Darmer. "A building designed especially for the paint and glass business"

W.P. Fuller

Fuller Paint company distributed mirrors, paints, oils, window glass, brushes, varnishes, turpentine, glue, gold leaf, artists’ materials, throughout the western United States, and were pioneers in their product formulations and business efficacy. William Worthington, Sr. was in business with W.P. Fuller, who later established the Fuller Paint Company. A huge merger in 1868 made Whittier, […]

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