The village streets of this once bustling logging town haven't changed much since the 1850s. The original New England Victorian-style homes have been preserved, along with the town's general store and stately church.
Port Gamble is a National Historic site. While you're there, visit the hilltop cemetery and look for the grave of the first US Navy man killed in battle in the Northwest. Prior to its closing in 1995, the Port Gamble Mill was the oldest continuously operating sawmill operating in North America.
The Port Gamble General Store is still just that, selling clothing, a wide variety of specialty gifts, toys and gourmet foods. A restaurant within the General Store features homemade favorites. There are is also an antique shop housed with the gift shop, a trading company with selections from local artisans, a now famous truffle shop and more!
This community is full of small town comforts and old world charm where you can still find places like a local quilting shop, Quilted Strait and instead of a typical hotel/motel you will find the charming Historic Port Gamble Guest Houses offering guests fun in any weather with a supply of kites, buckets and shovels, and rainy day games.
Some of the newest additions to the Port Gamble community are Mike's 4 Star BBQ restaurant, a new book store "No 7 Books", the new Port Gamble Theater Company, and a fantastic destination for the paranormal activist, Mrs. Muir's House of Ghosts and Magic. Port Gamble hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. Visit Port Gamble Township website for details.