The DuPont Museum, 207 Barksdale Ave, DuPont WA, is scheduled to start a remodel on May 15 and continue through May 22. The museum will be closed for the week of May 15. Please call 253-964-2399 with any questions or to learn about new projected opening day.
Submitted by Lee McDonald, Photos by Maria Hanson The DuPont Historical Society’s sold-out 2017 Annual Cherry Blossom Tea fundraiser Saturday proved to be a huge success. Twenty tables of 8 to 10 ladies attended this year’s tea.
Tacoma, WA – Many of us will forever envision John F. Kennedy as a vibrant, charismatic figure in his 40s?the prime of his life. It is perhaps jarring to recognize that, were he still living, he would be a centenarian.
Submitted by Chuck Mathias Tuesday, April 25th at 7:00 pm, Lakewood Museum Manager Emma Pierce will provide an update on what’s been keeping her busy since becoming the first paid professional to occupy her position. Her guiding principle has been Lakewood History Society’s commitment to manage and grow the museum’s exhibits and collections.
Submitted by Lakewood Historical Society Join us in the Lakewood City Hall Council Chambers, 6000 Main St, at 7:00 pm this Tuesday (March 28) for a free presentation by the Lakewood Historical Society on the life and career of one of the first women to become a medical doctor in the Pacific Northwest.
Come to hear about The Pig War, Sunday March 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Quarters 2 at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W. Lakewood, WA 98498 (on the grounds of Western State Hospital). You are invited to hear Erich Ebel talk about the shooting of a wayward pig on San Juan Island in 1859 that almost began […]
Submitted by Marc Blau The public is invited to view the latest online addition to the Shanaman Sports Museum of Tacoma-Pierce County’s collection of memorabilia with the introduction of the Old School Sports Programs flipbook project. Funded in part by the City of Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission and the Pierce County Historic Preservation Grant Program, […]
Submitted by DuPont Historical Society The Medicine Creek Treaty changed forever the lives of people residing in the South Puget Sound Region. Historian Drew Crooks, in a powerpoint presentation, will discuss the momentous Medicine Creek Council that took place on the Nisqually Delta in December 1854.
The Lakewood Historical Society will hold a Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebees in the Lakewood Towne Center (10407 Gravelly Lake Dr SW) on Saturday, March 11 (8-10 am). Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased before the event. Learn more on the following flyer.
Submitted by Marianne Bull On Sunday, February 26 at 2:00, at the Steilacoom Historical Museum, Gregory Tanbara of Tacoma will speak about the lives of the Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps in 1942 during World War II.