|The Port of Brownsville Marina has all the amenities of a large marina but with the charm, peacefulness and rustic setting of a small rural community.
The first Brownsville dock was built in 1901 by community donated work and continued to be kept up by community effort until the Brownsville Port District was formed 7 April 1920 by special election. Brownsville Port District is what is known as an Independent “Special District.” State law defines a special district as “any agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries.” A special district is a separate local government that delivers public services.
Brownsville is located on the Port Orchard Bay half way between Bremerton and Poulsbo making it a convenient place to visit or stay. The Port facility offers both guest and permanent moorager’s excellent parking, fuel, large boat ramps, electrical and water hook-ups at all moorage sites.
The staff hit the decks running after BAD so there was no October Newsletter. That was unfortunate as I had some really neat Halloween pictures I was going to share with you. You know the usual pictures of witches, goblins, warlocks and ghosts. Oh-wait, after looking closer I realize they were just pictures of the Commissioners and Staff. Good thing I didn’t put out an October newsletter I might have gotten myself in trouble. Read More