PORT TOWNSEND — The buildings are draped with red, white and blue bunting, the flagpole is getting a fresh coat of paint, the parade ground has been mowed and the paths are edged.
Fort Worden State Park will be ready for inspection when the gates open Friday for a 10-day celebration in honor of the former Army fort’s centennial.
“We’ve been getting ready for this for years, ” said Jim Farmer, park manager.
More than 200 volunteers have joined with park staff, community members, Port Townsend city and Jefferson County to prepare the fort for its 100th birthday party, Farmer said.
“This is a community-wide celebration, community-wide effort, ” Farmer said.
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