Do you know what is the oldest country club and golf course west of the Mississippi River? It is none other than Tacoma Country and Golf Club, located on the shores of Lakewood’s American Lake.
The recently remodeled and expanded clubhouse will be site for the Lakewood Historical Society’s July meeting, Tuesday, July 21, according to society president Becky Huber.
In addition to members of the Lakewood Historical Society, anyone interested in the history of the Tacoma Country and Golf Club is welcome to attend.
The meeting will start with a social hour at 6 pm with the program starting at 7 pm. The social period will feature light hors d’oeurves and a no-host bar. There will be a $10 fee for members and $15 charge for non-members.
“History of the Tacoma Country and Golf Club” will be presented in the Club’s living room at 7 pm. It will include the DVD produced by Dave McDonald in 2005 and comments on recent improvements by Josh Bridge, Club Manager. A tour of the facility will follow the program, including the new 1894 bar and dining room, new swimming pool and other meeting rooms.
The Tacoma Country and Golf Club is located at 13204 Country Club Dr Sw near the intersection with Nyanza Drive in Lakewood. For additional information on the meeting, check out the Society’s website www.lakewoodhistorical.org. Also take the opportunity to visit the Lakewood History Museum at 6211 Mt Tacoma Drive SW (across from the Columbia Bank) in the historic Lakewood Colonial Center. It is open Wed-Sat, 12 noon to 4 pm.