• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

Volunteer Opportunities

Gordon Smith demonstrates wood working tools for visitors.
Park volunteer Gordon Smith demonstrates 19th century wood working techniques for visitors. Living history skills are presented each weekend at English Camp during the summer months.
Mandy Lee Photo
 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, RN

Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby of HMS Tribune refused Governor James Douglas’s orders to land Royal Marines on San Juan Island realizing that his opposite, Capt. George Pickett, would open fire. The policy of the Royal Navy was only to fire if fired upon. More...