• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

Mammals

fox kits
The red fox, a nonnative species, is a common sight throughout San Juan Island, especially on the American Camp prairie.
Rebecca Smith

Did You Know?

Rear Adm. R. Lambert Baynes

British Rear Adm. R. Lambert Baynes immediately superseded Governor Douglas’s orders to land Royal Marines on San Juan Island, cautioning his captains only to fire if fired upon. “Tut, tut, no, no, the damned fools,” he was heard to say on first hearing of the standoff. More...