Klahhane Hiking Club History
Before there was an Olympic National Park, there was the Klahhane Club.
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In a very roundabout way, Britain's opening trade with Japan in 1854 began 20 years earlier on rocks near Cape Flattery. The first Japanese to reach the North American continent may have done so in 1834 near Neah Bay. Click the title below to read the article:
On July 30, 1861, Victor Smith, his family and friends arrived near Port Townsend. Their long journey from the East coast had ended. For Port Townsend and Port Angeles, their fates tied to Smith had officially begun. Click each title below to read about The Strange Customs of Victor Smith.