Pioneer logger named during Hickory Shirt Days in Forks

FORKS — A former busheler was presented with a Pioneer Logger Award on a initial day of Hickory Shirt Heritage Days on Wednesday.

The West End Business and Professional Association presented Homer Kesterson with a endowment early Wednesday morning.

Kesterson, 93, was an eccentric logger who lives in Forks.

Hickory Shirt Days will continue currently with giveaway acknowledgment to a Forks Timber Museum during 1421 S. Forks Ave.

The jubilee of West End logging story will offer a accumulation of events by Sunday.

During a annual event, residents are urged to wear their hickory shirts to designate Forks’ logging roots. Hickory shirts are thick, string blue-gray- and white-striped shirts designed to mount adult to tough work and traditionally ragged by loggers.

In further to a joist museum stability to offer giveaway acknowledgment by Sunday will be a USCG Station Quillayute River Appreciation Day on Friday; a 22nd annual Fish and Brew and a Choker Setters Ball sponsored by Rainforest Council for a Arts during a Rainforest Arts Center during 35 N. Forks Ave., on Saturday; and a Little Loggers Contest on Sunday, to name some of a many renouned events.

For some-more information, see a Forks Chamber of Commerce website at

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