Lakewood Historical Society partners with the Lakewood Library for a free showing of this feature-length documentary – Pershing’s Last Patriot – that tells the story of Frank Buckle’s amazing life.
Tacoma, WA – The Washington State Historical Society’s 126th Annual Meeting will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017. One of the highlights will be the presentation of awards, celebrating the men and women whose accomplishments promoted state history and reflected the Historical Society’s mission during 2016. The following individuals will be honored:
Submitted by Emma Pierce Volunteering with the Lakewood Historical Society is an easy and fun way to give back to the community. Volunteers are required to work just one, four hour shift per month (or more, if you’d like!).
Submitted by Emma Pierce What do you think of as a fun Friday night out in Lakewood? Going to see a movie in reclining chairs? Grabbing a bite at one of the many restaurants? Back in its heyday, the Colonial Center, formally known as the Lakewood Community Center, was THE go-to spot in town. Dinner […]
This summer is the 76th Anniversary of a very special group of people who endured tremendous hardships and risked their lives to help keep the people of China free from Japanese occupation during World War II. One of these special people was from Tacoma, WA.
Submitted by Emma Pierce On Saturday, July 8, the Lakewood Historical Society had a booth at this year’s SummerFEST. The event was jam-packed with music, food, giveaways, games, classic cars, and just pure summer fun. With the Washington weather cooperating, the community festival drew a huge crowd (the LHS booth saw well over 200 visitors […]
There are many items in the Steilacoom Historical Museum Store that are present day adaptions of things from the past, but this time the reference is a new book entitled Past & Present, by local Steilacoom resident Linda Lum.
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.