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.
Submitted by DuPont Historical Society Where Washington Began, is the title of the pre-publication reading and book signing by humor columnist Dorothy Wilhelm, which will be presented for the benefit of the DuPont History Museum on Sunday February 19 at 2:00 at DuPont City Hall, 1700 Civic Dr.
Submitted by DuPont Historical Society DuPont, Where Washington Began, is the title of the pre-publication reading and book signing by humor columnist Dorothy Wilhelm, which will be presented for the benefit of the DuPont History Museum on Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 at DuPont City Hall, 1700 Civic Dr. A very unusual feature of the […]
The Steilacoom Speakers Series starts the spring season with Dennis M. Larsen talking about Ezra Meeker, the Oregon Trail pioneer who established a hop-growing empire in Washington Territory, and played other key roles in Puyallup and the territory. Larsen will speak at 2 PM on Friday, Jan. 13 at the Steilacoom Historical Museum. He has […]
Nancy Lee, the eldest daughter of Robert H. Covert and Eva May Yochem, born Dec. 1, 1942 at St. John’s General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, left on her next adventure on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. (Her daughter adds here that 2017 is a prime number, so she left in the prime of her life).
It’s always a treat to go time traveling around the Lakewood/Steilacoom/DuPont region. Especially this time of year when local museums offer many opportunities to see how the holidays were celebrated back in the day.
The Lakewood Historical Society held its 2016 annual meeting at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lakewood on November 22. Over 45 members and guests attended the meeting which elected new officers and directors for the coming year.