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, […]
Visit the DuPont Historical Museum on Monday, June 20th, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. for free ice cream sodas and tours of the museum. Bring the whole family for fun, delicious treats and a lesson in local history. The museum is always free, donations are accepted. The museum address is 207 Barksdale Ave., DuPont. More information […]
Alan Archambault, noted local author and historian, presented his latest book at the Tuesday, May 24 Lakewood Historical Society meeting. Published by the Arcadia Publishing Company, Fort Lewis: Cold War to the War on Terror tells of the vital role the Pacific Northwest’s largest military establishment played in meeting some of the most challenging crises […]
The Steilacoom Historical Museum Association is excited to present a Historical Home Tour on May 14 from 10 until 4.
By Lee McDonald Two hundred ladies and a few brave gents attended DuPont Historical Society‘s sold-out Annual Cherry Blossom Tea and Vintage Fashion show: Downton Abbey in DuPont. The fashions from the Goodwill Vintage Fashion Collection were modeled by the Golden Oldies Guild, a volunteer arm of Goodwill of the Olympia and Rainier Region.
The Perkins Building, the Washington National Guard Armory, The Rust Mansion, Tacoma Golf and Country Club (The Grand Old Lady), Sunrise Lodge at Mt. Rainier, the Washington State Governor’s Mansion in Olympia…these are just a few of the many structures designed by Ambrose Russell, renowned Tacoma architect, who worked in Tacoma during the early 20th […]
Dr. Jerry Ramsey, author of Stealing Puget Sound: 1832-1869, will speak at the Lakewood Historical Society meeting on March 22nd, 2016, 7 pm, St Mary’s Episcopal Church, 10630 Gravelly Lake Dr SW.
By Laura Stewart Living history performer and educator, Karen Haas, will be joined by pianist, Debi Rinehart, in presenting a musical program entitled “Keep Calm & Carry a Song.” This class will feature popular songs which kept the G.I.’s jiving, and the home front hopeful through World War II. This lively duo will have you […]
Lakewood Historical Society officially opened its Spring 2016 exhibit; featuring an update about the City of Lakewood’s 20th anniversary. Lakewood’s City Manager John Caulfield and Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen shared ribbon-cutting duties to open the exhibit.
Unlike the Ben Stiller film, Night at the Museum, the Feb. 21, 2016 Night at the Steilacoom History Museum wasn’t populated by charging elephants, nor a saber-rattling former president shouting, “Charge!”