Local History

Forks: a stalwart pioneer town with a rich heritage.

The history of Forks is full of tall trees and tall tales, surrounded by the beauty of the Pacific Ocean and what would one day become the Olympic National Park. Here are a few snapshots from pioneers of nearly a century ago, providing a peek into an era of hard work, prosperity, and technological innovation in this remote region of the state.

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