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.


Garage Sale, Begins August 28, 2014

The Famous CCHS Garage Sale begins Thursday afternoon, August 28th.  This year's sale promises to be the biggest ever! The sale is located at Lincoln School, southeast corner of 8th and C Streets in Port Angeles. Call (360) 452-2662 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions.

Thursday is for members only! You can become a member at the door. To expedite the process, print the membership application and have it, along with the appropriate payment, with you when you arrive.

Garage Sale details:

  • Members Only: Thursday, August 28, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. You may purchase or renew membership at the door.
  • Regular Sale Days: Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Half Price Day: Friday, September 5, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Buck-a-Bag Day: Saturday, September 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Carnegie's Grand Tour

 Mr Carnegies Grand Tour logo

The Clark County Historical Museum and the Carnegie Library Consortium of Washington have just published "Mr. Carnegie's Grand Tour of Washington and Oregon." Follow this link to their new webpage:

Along with the webpage, they have published a Carnegie Library passport for Washington and Oregon. You can download a copy of the passport from their webpage. Check it out!



Museum at the Carnegie

The Museum at the Carnegie is open with regular days and hours of operation: Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The museum is located at 207 S. Lincoln Street in Port Angeles, just north of the Clallam County Courthouse.

Parking is available on the street in front of the museum and in the lot just to the north. Parking for the disabled is available at the rear of the building.

Admission is by donation. 

Questions? Call the museum at (360) 452-6779, or the main office at (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
The Museum at the Carnegie
Wherever you need it most

Museum at the Carnegie

207 S. Lincoln St.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 452-6779 (museum)
(360) 452-2662 (main office)
Mail to: P.O.Box 1327