Port Angeles street signs honor Klallam tribal history

PORT ANGELES — New street signs using both English and Klallam have been put up in the northwest Washington state town of Port Angeles.

City officials say the signs that went up about a week ago at the intersections of Oak and Front streets, and Oak Street and Railroad Avenue, are intended to honor Klallam tribal history.

Director of Public Works Craig Fulton tells The Peninsula Daily News that the signs are near a new waterfront park.

The Jamestown S’Klallam and Lower Elwha Klallam tribes took part in the planning of the park.

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