Keeping Our Heritage Alive

Since 1948, the Clallam County Historical Society has been dedicated to keeping the history of the north Olympic Peninsula alive. The Society actively collects artifacts pertaining to Clallam County, operates a research library, is currently restoring the historic school building shown above, and tells the story of our county in the exhibits at The Museum at the Carnegie.

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2016 Garage Sale

The internationally-famous annual Garage Sale held by the Clallam County Historical Society is fast approaching! Mark your calendar . . . Following tradition, this year's sale promises to be better than ever!!

The sale is held at Lincoln School at the corner of West 8th and C Streets in Port Angeles. Members of the Society are given exclusive access on the first day of the sale. Refreshments are served! You can purchase your membership at the door. Or print the form from the Membership tab at the top of this page and have it ready with your dues when you arrive.

Members Only Day--Thursday, August 25, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. All other days are open to the public.

Friday/Saturday, August 26 & 27, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Half-price Day, Friday, September 2, 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Buck-A-Bag Day, Saturday, September 3, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are still accepting donations to the sale. Please call ahead before delivering: (360) 452-2662.

Hope to see you at the sale!




Museum at the Carnegie

The Museum at the Carnegie is presently closed. Due to changes in museum operations, the upstairs exhibit area is expected to reopen sometime this summer. We will post new days and times as soon as possible. Please, check back here for updates. Thanks for your patience!

The museum is located at 207 S. Lincoln Street in Port Angeles, just north of the Clallam County Courthouse.   Check the CCHS Facebook page for current events.

Questions? Call (360) 452-2662.

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Find us on Facebook


If you are on Facebook, look for Clallam County Historical Society. We will post all current events there so that you get up to the minute information. Also, we feature many interesting items such as photos from our historic collections. We have a separate Facebook page strictly related to Clallam County Old Time News:

We hope you will 'Like' us and invite your friends to check us out as well.


Donations are Welcome

I would like to make a special donation to the Clallam County Historical Society to help in preserving our Clallam County history. Please use my tax deductible gift of $ for:

The Lincoln School Project
Artifact Collection
Wherever you need it most