Highway 101, on Willapa Bay; 26 miles south of Aberdeen, 55 miles north of Astoria, Oregon. Population: 3,000. Visitor Information: Willapa Harbor Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 87, Raymond, WA 98577; Phone: (360) 942-5419; Website: www.willapaharbor.org.
Take a trip back in time at the new Northwest Carriage Museum on the Raymond waterfront. The museum features 21 turn of the century antique carriages that will stir your imagination! Some of the carriages include a Shelburne Landau that was in the movies "Gone With the Wind" and "Jezebel", a road coach that evokes memories of the old Western Stagecoaches and an antique hearse with ornate woodwork. The ancestors to automobiles, these carriages are works of art. The Museum is located at 314 Alder Street, next to the Public Market on the Willapa River and the Willapa Seaport Museum.
Visitors will find an astonishing collection of marine artifacts, information, insight and humor at the Willapa Seaport Museum covering the history of the logging industry, shipbuilding, Native Americans, lighthouses and more. Several collections of thousands of valuable items tie the history of Willapa Bay and the Pacific Northwest to the sea. Located at 310 Alder Street.
Enjoy premier entertainment at the beautiful Raymond Theatre, listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places. This 360-seat movie house was built in 1928 and has been restored, featuring a five-rank Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. The Theatre, located at 323 Third Street screens current and silent movies.