Bainbridge Island has a rich and fascinating history, reflecting our unique mix of Filipino and Japanese cultures, as well as military influence over the years.

Fort Ward’s Concrete Bunkers: Uncovering the Hidden History

Bainbridge Island, Washington, is home to a number of historical concrete structures that are remnants of the island’s military past. The presence of the United States naval base in Bremerton was one of the reasons for the establishment of coastal defense sites like Fort Ward. The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton has been an […]

Bainbridge Island History

Today, Bainbridge Island is a quaint island village populated with only about 24,000 people, but the island is rich with history and has been home to countless inhabitants in its 2,000 year record. One need only look at the names of the places, towns and of the island itself to realize the variety of people […]