Mount Rainier Trails (early 1900s)

Tourists on the trail in southern end of Olympic National Park
Tourists on the trail in southern end of Olympic National Park

If you wanted to see the Olympic National Park earlier in the 20th century, you may have done it on horseback. This image is of tourists taking in the southern end of the Olympic National Park.

And if you were looking for a guide in the 1940s, you might have had Eatonville’s Jess Dawkins.

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Jess Dawkins (1940s)
Jess Dawkins (1940s)

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