Category Archives: Washington State Parks

Interview With Patricia Johnson Monroe

An excerpt from the interview with Patricia Johnson Monroe of Lacey, WA conducted at the Fort Worden History Center on February 8, 2003 by MonaLou Stefflre. Mrs. Monroe led the effort of the Heritage Group to furnish the Commanding Officers … Continue reading

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Interview With Darrel R. “Gus” Gustafson

An excerpt from the interview with Darrel R. “Gus” Gustafson of Edgewood, WA conducted by phone from the Fort Worden History Center on September 25, 2012 by Clio Ward. Mr. Gustafson worked at Fort Worden from April 1973 until December … Continue reading

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Interview With Michael Wierman

From the interview with Michael Wierman of Woodinville, WA conducted by phone from the Fort Worden History Center on September 18, 2012 by Eleanor Rigby. Mr. Wierman is a member of the Puget Sound Military Vehicle Collectors Club (PSMVCC), a … Continue reading

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Interview With Deb Johnson

From the interview with Deb Johnson of Port Townsend, WA conducted by Patience Rogge on October 28, 2004 at the Fort Worden History Center. Ms. Johnson was Dean of Jefferson Educational Services for Peninsula College. The Peninsula Community College District … Continue reading

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Interview With Michael W. Downey

From the interview with Michael W. Downey of Redmond, WA conducted by phone by Henry West from the Fort Worden History Center on October 19, 2004. Mr. Downey served in the Youth Conservation Corps group that worked out of Fort … Continue reading

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Interview With Kay W. Wilson

From the interview with Kay W. Wilson of Silverdale, WA conducted by Henry West at the Fort Worden History Center on July 7, 2002. At the time, Ms. Wilson, a former resident of Port Townsend, was attending the Festival of … Continue reading

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Interview With Patricia S. Simpson

From the interview with Patricia S. Simpson of Port Townsend conducted at the Fort Worden History Center by Patience Rogge on March 6, 2008. Ms. Simpson worked as a secretary at the Juvenile Diagnostic and Treatment Center for two years, … Continue reading

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Interview with Roy E. Johnson

From the interview with Roy E. Johnson of Camano Island, WA conducted by phone from 696 Woodland Drive in Port Townsend on January 16, 2007 by Patience Rogge. Mr. Johnson was employed by Washington State Parks in several capacities beginning … Continue reading

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Interview With Susan S. Thomas

From the Interview with Susan Thomas of Port Townsend conducted by Wendy Los at the Fort Worden History Center on October 9, 2012. Ms. Thomas is Reservation Operations Supervisor at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center. She has been employed … Continue reading

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Interview With Rodger Schmitt

From the interview with Rodger Schmitt of Port Townsend conducted at the Fort Worden History Center on March 18, 2011 by Patience Rogge.  Mr. Schmitt serves as vice chair of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.  Before he retired, … Continue reading

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