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Mavis Amundson

Mavis Amundson grew up in Seattle, graduated from the University of Washington and embarked on a career in communications and journalism. She has worked as a writer, newspaper reporter and editor in Seattle; Washington, D.C.; Oregon; and Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Mavis lived and worked on the Olympic Peninsula from 1987 to 1992, and it was a particularly memorable time for her. She has been a fan of the peninsula and its people ever since. She lives in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood with her husband George Erb, and can be reached at mavisja@seanet.com

Olympic Peninsula links



Peninsula Daily News www.peninsuladailynews.com

Sequim Gazette www.sequimgazette.com

Forks Forum www.forksforum.com

Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader www.ptleader.com

The Daily World (Aberdeen) www.thedailyworld.com


Jefferson County Historical Society www.jchsmuseum.org

Clallam County Historical Society www.clallamhistoricalsociety.com

Museum & Arts Center, Sequim-Dungeness Valley

Forks Timber Museum (Seasonal) www.forks-web.com/fg/timbermuseum.htm

Aberdeen Museum of History www.aberdeen-museum.org

HistoryLink www.HistoryLink.org

Other Peninsula books

Brown, Bruce. Mountain in the Clouds

Fletcher, Elizabeth Huelsdonk. The Iron Man of the Hoh

Martin, Paul J. Port Angeles, Washington: A History. Volume I

Morgan, Murray. The Last Wilderness

Morgenroth, Chris. Footprints in the Olympics: an Autobiography

Peterson, Gary L. and Glynda Peterson Schaad. High Divide: Minnie         Peterson’s Olympic Mountain Adventures

Radke, Helen Neal and Joan Ducceschi. Olympic Leaders
        The Life and Times of the Websters of Port Angeles

Russell, Jervis, ed. Jimmy Come Lately History of Clallam County

Simpson, Peter, ed. City of Dreams, A Guide to Port Townsend