Ryderwood, Washington ~ "The Village in the Woods"

1923-53: "World's Largest Logging Town";

Since 1953, the Oldest "Planned Community for Retired Persons". 

Hot off of the Presses!

Ryderwood's Historic Buildings

Available in two versions:

1. 8.5" x 14" color laser print on 28# Premium color laser paper.  

Suggested donation: $3 each.

2. 13" x 19" color ink-jet poster on Ultra Premium Presentation paper.  

Suggested donation: $5 each. 

RHP Gift Shop

Memorial Garden Bricks

Proceeds support the Memorial Garden located at the corner of Morse and Second Streets. Make checks payable to "AMVETs / Memorial Garden" 

This year's issue covers the early Retirement years starting in 1953.


$10 each

Mission: To discover, collect, preserve and share knowledge about Ryderwood's unique dual histories. 

All RHP, Inc. Members receive an Annual Calendar and a 20% discount on all items shown:

​​Fundraisers for Ryderwood's History Project, Pioneer Hall and Memorial Garden 

High-Quality Printing Service available:

  • ​Ricoh 2-sided Color laser prints up to 8.5" x 14" w/ staples
  • Epson Professional Photo Quality ink-jet prints up to 13" x 19"

The Town With Two Histories booklet
Every Calendar is a new Chapter!
$25: Chapters 1-3, photo pages of the 2016, -17 and -18 Calendars.
$30: Includes next year's Chapter 4
$50: Includes Chapters through 2023


It was made possible by Federal funds administered by the WA Dept. of Historic Preservation (DAHP), the Cowlitz County Historic Preservation Commission and the town of Ryderwood, WA 98581. ​​

Pioneer Hall Note Cards

Blank inside / Building history on back / 5.5" x 4.25"

Individually packaged in visine sleeves.

Color laser printed on 65# Premium cardstock.

Suggested donation: $3 each. 

Share Your Ryderwood History Here:

Any photos, letters, and early documents will be returned along with digital copies.

Use the email form to the below to send us a message.