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History of Days Gone By: Newport’s Founder, Peter Knudsen

September 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

A Newport Wilderness Days Event

Picture Newport State Park as it was in the past, a small farming and timber community, founded in the 1880’s. Hear of the Knudsen family history from Pete Oleson, great-grandson of Peter Knudsen, original founder of Newport.

Meet at the Picnic area, Lot 3.

Covid-19 Guidelines: Group sizes vary and may be limited to promote social distancing. Participants are encouraged to practice social distancing, frequent hand washing and to wear a face covering if social distancing cannot be maintained. All programs will be outdoors. If you are feeling ill or experiencing symptoms of Covid-19, we ask that you refrain from participating in this program.