Learn about Clallam County historical figures during cemetery tour Saturday
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Community members will portray people from the county's past at the cemetery at 3127 W. 18th St., Port Angeles.
The cost of the tour is $20. Space is limited, and advance tickets are available.
A “goody” bag will be provided for each participant, and refreshments will be served after the tour.
Participants learn about:
-- Lorraine Doebbler, a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member known as the guardian of Indian education in the
-- Nell Morse Siegfried, who spent her early years at Mora.
-- Inez Isbell, a pioneer who lived in the upper Elwha River valley.
-- Felix Filion, Civil War veteran and one of the founders of the Filion Mill.
-- Bert Roose, who moved from Sweden and homesteaded at Ozette.
-- David Ferguson, one of the founders of the First Congregational Church in Port Angeles.
The tour is sponsored by the Clallam County Historical Society and Celebrate Heritage, a group that was formed in Port Angeles in January.
For more information and to register for the tour, call 360-452-2662 or e-mail email@example.com.
Tickets also are available at Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St., Port Angeles.
Last modified: May 13. 2013 7:26PM