Learn about Clallam County historical figures during cemetery tour Saturday

Pennsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Whispers from the Past will offer the opportunity to learn about historical figures of Clallam County at Ocean View Cemetery at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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
city's schools.

-- 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 artifact@olypen.com.

Tickets also are available at Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St., Port Angeles.

Last modified: May 13. 2013 7:26PM
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