Submitted by Becky Huber Nisqually Tribal leader, Billy Frank, Jr. will be the topic of the Lakewood Historical Society’s program on Tues, September 27th at 7 pm. It will be held in the Parish Hall at St Mary’s Episcopal Church located at 10630 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, Lakewood.
Submitted by Joe Lewis Historic Fort Steilacoom will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day Live! The fort will come alive as reenactors portray soldiers serving on the frontier in the 1850s. The Museum Day Live! […]
Lakewood Library’s elevator is expected to be back in service by Sept. 16. That’s the prediction of Jermain Richard, Thyssen-Krupp elevator technician, who’s working on the elevator’s remodeling…and good news for library patrons.
Historic Ft. Steilacoom, at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. in Lakewood, contains four 1840’s restored buildings, the remains of the first US Military post in the South Sound Region. The buildings are open from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays through October. Don’t miss the special Candlelight Tour of the Fort in December.
To highlight the 100th anniversary of Steilacoom School, the Steilacoom Historical Museum is featuring an exhibit focusing on highlights from the school’s 100 years. Besides old textbooks–hey, remember Dick and Jane?–there also is a display of certificates earned by Milt Davidson and Denny Quackenbush.
By Howard Lee Ever wanted to see the skeleton of one of the prehistoric animals that roamed University Place before the Ice Ages? The University Place Museum will be open Saturday, Sept 3rd, from 10am-2pm. While you won’t see any skeletons of prehistoric animals, you will be able to browse through year books and photographs […]
Sue Drier, Pierce Transit’s C.E.O., was behind the wheel of the historic 1948 green and yellow bus that was parked on Lafayette St. in Steilacoom during the Aug. 24 Farmers Market.
Lakewood History Museum, located in the Lakewood Colonial Center at Mt. Tacoma Drive, celebrates its 10th anniversary in October. The museum, which features exhibits about early Lakewood history, including a mock-up of the Lakewood Log, the area’s 1937 newspaper, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Visitors to Steilacoom can enjoy the many historical exhibits at the Steilacoom History Museum at 1801 Rainier Street, on Wednesday afternoons between 2-5 on Farmers Market Day (as well as Saturday and Sunday). Take time to peruse the history of the first incorporated town in WA state–Nathaniel Orr’s Home, Chief Leschi’s Trial, the first public library […]
By Howard Lee Did you know that University Place has its own museum? It’s located in the Windmill Village Complex, along with city hall. It will be open this Saturday, July 2nd, from 10am-2pm. Stop by and check out the artifacts, and I don’t mean the docents 🙂 It’s an easy walk to the Library, […]