Things to do

Cushman No. 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant

Significance: The Cushman No. 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant is a significant example of medium head hydroelectric technology in the west from the 1920s. Located in steep, inaccessible terrain prone to flooding, the plant construction was a...

Cushman No. 2 Hydroelectric Power Plant

Significance: Cushman Hydroelectric Plant No. 2 is significant as an example of state-of-the-art high-head hydroelectric technology from the late 1920s and early 1930s. It is associated with Tacoma's burgeoning industrial and commercial...

Shelton Public Library and Town Hall

Shelton Library, built in 1914 to house both the library and town hall, was donated to the town by the Mary Garrard Simpson (b. 1853), widow of Simpson Logging Company founder Sol Simpson, to give Shelton's single men an alternative...

Simpson Logging Company Locomotive No. 7 and Peninsular Railway Caboose No. 700

Peninsular Railway Caboose No. 700 was built in 1924 by Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio, for Simpson Logging.  The locomotive is known as Tollie in tribute to Mary Garrard Simpson, who went by that nickname.  On display with...

Goldsborough Creek Bridge
Mason County Courthouse
Malaney-O'Neill House
Hamma Hamma Guard Station

The Hamma Hamma Cabin is a historic cabin, formerly a guard station, the cabin was built from 1936-1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The facility was used as an administrative site for Forest Service fire and trail crews. The site is...

Oakland Site

 

 In 1853 when President Franklin Pierce appointed Isaac Stevens Governor of Washington Territory and Charles Mason Secretary of State, there were only a few scattered settlers in what...

Olympic Peninsula Winery Association

Enjoy the wines of the Olympic Peninsula by visiting these wineries:

Black Diamond Winery ...