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Open Cabins Day

Visit the Historic Cabins at the beautiful and unique West Hylebos Wetlands Park. Enjoy the period furnishings in the 1880s cabins, where docents will be on hand giving tours and answering questions. The Crazy Quilters of Federal Way will be joining us with presentations and displays, showing their unique samples of art, function and heritage.

West Hylebos Wetlands Park
411 South 348th Street, Federal Way 98003
Saturday, August 12th, noon to 4:00 pm


Cabin Season Has Arrived!

The Historic West Hylebos Wetlands Park Cabins will be open to the public on the second Saturday of each month through October. The open dates will be May 13; June 10; July 8; August 12; September 9; October 9.

The two Historic Cabins represent different styles of 'log cabin architecture.' The David Denny Cabin was built by one of Seattle's earliest settlers as a real estate office in 1889. The John Barker Cabin, originally located on 312th Street at about 8th Avenue, was built by one of Federal Way's earliest settlers. It is the oldest building in Greater Federal Way and has a number of period furnishings and artifacts.


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We can be reached in the following ways for more information:

Email: contactus@federalwayhistory.org
US Mail: P O Box 25430, Federal Way, WA 98093
Street Address: 2645 South 312th Street, Federal Way, WA
Office Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Phone: 253-945-7842




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