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travel42 Port Guide: Port Townsend

Port Townsend travel42 Port of Call Guide

This town, which sits on the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula, has a long seafaring history—it was one of the region's most important ports in the late 1800s. Its success gave it the finest collection of Victorian architecture north of San Francisco. More than 75% of Port Townsend's buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. Many have been converted into bed-and-breakfasts, which are kept busy, thanks to the town's pretty seaside setting near the Olympic Mountains. Local...
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