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Outside the Northwest Maritime Center you will see the 26í totem pole carved by Dale Faulstich, Andy Pitts, Tyler Faulstich, and Tribal citizen Timothy OíConnell. You will also see the Coast Salish Canoe Culture sign, and a traditional canoe hanging in The Chandlery.
The totem pole pays homage to millennia of finely crafted wooden boats and the artisans who built them. It features, starting at the top, the Supernatural Carpenter, the Spirit of the Cedar Tree, čičməhán with his arms in the welcoming posture, standing on Sentinel Rock.



Northwest Maritime Center
Totem pole, canoe and interpretive sign -
gifts of the Jamestown SíKlallam Tribe to
celebrate a shared love of the sea.



The Jamestown SíKlallam Tribe, like the Northwest Maritime Center, is a contemporary organization with a tremendous appreciation of our seafaring history and respect for those who have preserved and shared their knowledge throughout the centuries.


The sea is all around us on the Olympic Peninsula: the sound of the tides and seabirds; the salty aroma in the air; the edible abundance that has sustained us for millennia; the navigable waterways that allowed us to move freely among and between our villages and our neighbors. For the SíKlallam people, the sea is a major character; the backdrop of our lives. And we know that we share that deep sentiment with those who have devoted themselves to creating and sustaining the Northwest Maritime Center


It is with that sentiment of shared vision that the Tribe and the Center agreed that a totem pole and a canoe carved of Western Red Cedar, and an interpretive sign about Coast Salish Canoe Culture were appropriate symbols of our shared interests and ongoing partnership in the 21st century.


A representation of the Coast Salish Canoe Culture interpretive sign.





čičməhán Trail Map...



Chetzemoka Park Four Points Fowler Building Hudson Beach/Big Heart Laurel Grove Cemetery Memorial Field North Beach Northwest Maritime Center Port Townsend Ferry Overlook Point Hudson Port Townsend Post Office Point Wilson qatay Lagoon qatay Prairie qatay Valley entinel Rock Swan School Union Wharf/Indian Island


Click the markers on the map above to visit the
trail site pages.


Trail Sign Locations:


  1. Chetzemoka Park
    900 Jackson St. (main entrance)
  2. Hudson Beach/Big Heart
    103 Hudson St.
  3. Point Hudson
    103 Hudson St.
  4. Northwest Maritime Center
    Water St. & Monroe St.
  5. Village at Memorial Field
    Washington St.
  6. Fowler Building
    226 Adams St.
  7. Union Wharf/Indian Island
    Wharf on end of Taylor St.
  8. Port Townsend Ferry Overlook
    1200 Block of Washington St.
  9. Port Townsend Post Office
    1322 Washington St.
  10. qatáy Lagoon

  11. Laurel Grove Cemetery
    24th St. & Discovery Rd.
  12. Swan School / Klallam language
    2345 Kuhn St.
  13. Sentinel Rock
    1948 Blaine St. (Golf Course)
  14. qatáy Prairie
    1948 Blaine St.
  15. Four Points
    Blaine St. & and VanBuren St.
  16. qatáy Valley
    Pacific Ave.& Milo St.
  17. North Beach
    End of Kuhn St.
  18. Point Wilson
    Fort Worden







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