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

Ryderwood Stories

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

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

$10! The 2020 Ryderwood History Calendar is available!

Use the email link below or call 

Ella @ 360-903-8881 or Bill @ 360-880-3555.

Contact RHP

Use the email link at the bottom of the page to contact the History Project. (Snail mail address is above.) Responses should be within 24-48 hours.

Ryderwood history can be shared as well as how to acquire any of our pictorial history products.

Ryderwood, Washington ~ "The Town With Two Histories"

The Town With Two Histories booklet: $15
High gloss, professionally printed spiral bound booklet! Each chapter contains the photo pages of the 2017, -18 and -19 Calendars seen below.​ 
​Printing costs were covered by a grant from the Washington State Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation. ​Many hours of volunteer labor have gone into developing and producing these publications.