By Tim Marsh, Lakes High School Class of 1966 Gerry Austin is best known for the outstanding football teams he coached at Clover Park and Lakes High Schools. In addition to being a Clover Park Warrior and Lakes Lancer, he was also a Kelso Hilander and Washington Husky.
The time for Tea this year is at Historic Fort Steilacoom. Mrs. Silas Casey, wife of Fort Steilacoom’s commanding officer, Col. Silas Casey, invites ladies of the territory to join her from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 for her annual Tea at the Fort.
The DuPont Historical Society will host Erik Flint (Director Lewis Army Museum) as he presents “Camp Lewis Centennial & Lewis Army Museum” on Sunday February 28, 2016 2:00 p.m. at the DuPont Community Presbyterian Church (502 Barksdale Ave, DuPont). Admission is free, donations accepted. Information please call 253-964-2399
David Nicandri will speak at the Steilacoom Historical Museum at 2 p.m. on Jan. 8, the first in a series of lectures, called “Explorations,” presented by the Steilacoom Pierce County Library and the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association. The museum is located at 1801 Rainier St. in Steilacoom.
The Steilacoom Museum Store will have a one-day sale on Saturday, January 2 from 10-4. Discounted will be many seasonal items and jewelry, up to 50%. This is a great time to get beautiful holiday items at a reduced price and to help the Museum reduce inventory that has to be stored. Come take a […]
Explorations, Steilacoom Library’s Speaker Series, is offering half a dozen informative lectures at the Library (with the first one at the Museum), beginning in January. David Nicandri, former director of the WA State History Museum, will speak about his new book, “Arctic Ambitions, Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage,” at 2 p.m. on Jan. 8 […]
Celebrate Christmas of 1857 at Fort Steilacoom at a Candlelight Reenactment on December 12, 2015 from 4-7:30 p.m.
Among Dorothy Wilhelm’s many hats (humor columnist, TV personality, speaker, etc) is the one she wears while writing books both humorous and enlightening. It’s her “Author” hat, and it’s the one she’ll have on when she signs her latest releases at the Lakewood History Museum’s Holiday Open House on December 5th.
Do your local shopping soon. The Steilacoom Museum Holiday Store will be over on Sunday, December 6. Open only on weekends, Saturdays from 10-3 and Sundays from 12-4, it is worth a visit for the person hunting a unique gift. The store is located at 1801 Rainier Street in Steilacoom, at the corner of Rainier […]
After a brief annual meeting, Carol Stout will tell about Chaplains & Priests who led the soldiers & their families in worship at the Fort Chapel and Catholic Church. The meeting and presentation are set for Sunday, October 18 (2 pm) at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd, Lakewood, WA 98498 (on the grounds of Western State Hospital). Learn more at www.historicfortsteilacoom.org.