Once a customs station on Puget Sound, the town flourished in the 1880s, but collapsed in the 1889 land speculation debacle. The district contains many fine late 19th-century commercial and residential structures.

Palace Hotel at Dusk
The Palace Hotel at dusk. Water Street, Port Townsend, Washington. Holly Hayes

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Go Historic ID
277345
National Register ID
76001883 view NRHP data
Article Title
Port Townsend Historic District

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Place ID
277345
Title
Port Townsend Historic District, Port Townsend, Washington
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 12, 2022