The mystery of the Chimacum | History Files


Last updated 9/7/2023 at 9:44am

If you take the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston, and then drive to Port Townsend, you will likely drive through Chimacum on Highway 19.

A farm near Chimacum was the source of the story "The Egg and I" by Betty MacDonald. The Egg and I begat severa...

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Reader Comments(2)

Dan Brooks writes:

They are not gone. many still live in the area and are in the process of building a Long House.

Dan Brooks writes:

Some mysteries can be solved! They aren't gone. I think you should take a look at the recently (2022) published Still Here: Portraits of the Chemakum. Come on over to the peninsula where you can meet them and help build their long house or donate help them buy materials for it. You can read about it here as well -


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