Tag Archives: Fort Worden Parade Ground

Interview With Dave Backman

From the interview with Dave Backman of Port Townsend conducted at the Fort Worden History Center on March 29, 2007 by Patience Rogge. Mr. Backman grew up in Port Townsend, and after retiring moved back to his hometown. He served … Continue reading

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Interview With Russell C. Weber

From the interview with Russell C. Weber of Sequim, WA conducted by Oran De Bois at the Fort Worden History Center on June 1, 2004. Mr. Weber served in the U.S. Army from the time he enlisted in the National … Continue reading

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Interview with Gerrit Nieuwsma

From the interview with Gerrit Nieuwsma of Hague, ND conducted by phone on June 30, 2005 by Eleanor Rigby from the Fort Worden History Center. Mr. Nieuwsma served in the US Army at Fort Worden from 1951 to 1953. Here … Continue reading

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Interview With William F. Gurley

From the interview with William F. Gurley of Kingston, WA conducted by Ken Brink at the Fort Worden History Center on July 2, 2002. Mr. Gurley’s father, Captain Franklin Chris Gurley of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, commanded A … Continue reading

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Interview With Noris H. Christensen

From the interview with Noris H. Christensen of Lakeview, OR conducted by John Clise by phone from the Fort Worden History Center on December 14,2004. Mr. Christensen served in the 369th EBSR Company C from December 1950 to December 1952 … Continue reading

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Interview With Alfred Simonette

From the interview with Alfred Simonette of Carmichael, CA conducted by phone from the Fort  Worden History Center by Patience Rogge  in 2009.  Mr. Simonette served in the 360th US Army Band from 1947 through 1949. When McCormick General Hospital … Continue reading

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