Historic Ft. Steilacoom Association presents its 2007 lecture series, beginning this Sunday, March 18. Topics range from etiquette to newspaper history to miniature war gaming and more. Don’t miss any of these informative events, held on the grounds of the first American military post in Washington Territory.
All events, except those noted, are on the third Sunday of the month, 2 p.m., Fort Steilacoom Quarters 2 (on the grounds of Western State Hospital), 9601 Steilacoom Blvd, Lakewood, WA. For information call 253-582-5838 or www.fortsteilacoom.com
March 18 — An Etiquette Symposium
Nancy Keller- Scholz, Fort board member, will present a light hearted look at manners of the 1850’s as she portrays Mrs. Mouat, a visitor from Victoria.
April 15 — Black and White and Read All Over
Nancy Covert, award winning Pacific Northwest journalist, using examples, will discuss Washington State newspapers, past and present.
April 22 — Indian War Miniature Gaming
Lawrence Bateman, researcher of the 1850s Puget Sound Indian Wars, will guide participants to fight historic skirmishes using 3-D terrain and miniatures. 12-4 p.m.
Submitted by Nancy Covert
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