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Knappton Cove Heritage Center

Knappton Cove Heritage Center
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AttractionArts, Heritage & CultureMuseumNon-Profit

About Us

Columbia River Quarantine Station from 1899 to 1938

Visit this historic site ~ 'the Columbia River's ELLIS ISLAND' ~ to experience history where it happened. Thousands of immigrants, lured to the Pacific Northwest by the salmon and timber industries, passed through a required U.S. Public Health Service inspection at this Port of Entry. View artifacts and learn about the layers of history in the Knappton Cove Heritage Center museum housed in the the old Quarantine Hospital (Lazaretto / Pesthouse).

Admission:Free~tax-deductible donations welcome! Tour groups, school field trips welcome.


Images

100th Anniv. Public Health Service at Knappton Cove
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Quarantine Station and pier.
Public Health workers at the turn of the Century.
Inside the
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Events

'The Genteel Art of Privy Digging' Open House
'The Genteel Art of Privy Digging' Open House
  • museum open house, privy digging, pacific county museum month, knappton cove, knappton cove heritage center
  • Sunday May 26, 2024

Rep/Contact Info

Nancy Anderson
Director