Travel Tacoma + Pierce County prepared for the National Parks Service centennial by hosting five popular out-of-town Instagram users to capture what it’s like to live and play around Pierce County.
Photos from July 4 in Steilacoom include the Animal Blessing, some costumed re-enactors and a glorious sunset.
While not exactly the pink flowers from which Steilacoom takes its name, these mini-rhododendrons at Cherrydale Primary School definitely are pink. Recent warming weather has coaxed some blooms to arrive early. Only three more weeks until everything is blooming.
Crab Louis wasn’t on the menu Sunday night down Titlow Beach, so Shirley Seagull brought her own ingredients.
Good thing ‘The Polar Express’ wasn’t set on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train…
Holiday greenery placed by the Steilacoom Garden Club members on town buildings.
Lakewood’s Paul Wulfestieg was in the Port of Tacoma on Friday and happened upon the shipyard where the Kalakala is being dismantled. He snapped the following pictures.
Photo: Lake City Park – after the season. A great place to relax on an autumn afternoon.
The Steilacoom Branch of Pierce County’s oldest library in the state (1858!) got a new roof last week–after 20 years. Stop by the library to see what else is new this summer.
Photo: Flags and flower baskets decorate Lafayette street in Steilacoom in advance of the summer season: Farmers Market begins June 11; concerts begin June 25. Come visit the “Town on the Sound.”