Welcoming the StrangerNovember 16, 2023 – 6:30pmTacoma Historical Society Museum: 406 Tacoma Avenue South Join Tacoma Historical Society for our November Monthly Program presented by local history buff & author, Deborah K. Freedman. Deborah will be sharing the history and legacy of Tacoma’s Jewish outreach to the troops during the World Wars. Additionally, Deborah will […]
17th Annual Veterans Day Observance Saturday, November 11 at 11am Tacoma’s War Memorial Park Please join Tacoma Historical Society for our 17th annual Veterans Day Observance, featuring a special speaker, music from the 133d Washington Army National Guard Band, and Colors presented by the All-City Junior ROTC Color guard. This event is free and all […]
City of Destiny Festival Saturday, October 21 – 11am-4pm Foss Waterway Seaport Museum Please join Tacoma Historical Society for a celebration of Tacoma’s diverse history! This year’s festival commemorates the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Northern Pacific Railroad to Tacoma and focuses on how those in and coming to Tacoma were impacted by […]
Submitted by Tacoma Historical Society. Join us for a celebration of Tacoma’s diverse history! This year’s festival commemorates the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Northern Pacific Railroad to Tacoma and focuses on how those in and coming to Tacoma were affected by that change. RSVP Here. This event is free to the public […]
Submitted by Tacoma Historical Society. It’s that time of year again, join us for the Annual Member Meeting! Meet our board members and staff while learning about what Tacoma Historical Society has accomplished in the last year and what’s coming up for next year with a short presentation by Museum Director Jessica Smith and Board […]
Port of Tacoma Bus TourSeptember 8th @ 12:30pmFabulich Center3600 Port of Tacoma RdTacoma, WA 98424 Join Tacoma Historical Society and the Port of Tacoma for a bus tour of the Port of Tacoma. On the tour you will get an exclusive behind the scenes look at one of the top-ten container ports in North America! […]
Taegeukgi: Flag of DestinySeptember 8th @ 6:30pmTacoma Historical Society406 Tacoma Ave STacoma, WA 98402 Join Tacoma Historical Society for our September Monthly Program presented by visiting historian Sung Kyu Kim, President of the 1893 Corea Memorial Association, the Korean New World Discovery Society and the World Traditional Whale Culture Institute of South Korea. Sung Kyu […]
From Tacoma Historical Society Twitter/X feed. On August 31, 1936 two unidentified workmen delivered fifty new typewriters to the Central School building at 601 South 8th Street – just in time for the new school year, which began September 1st.
From Tacoma Historical Society Twitter/X feed. 100 years ago today! Employees of the Walker Cut Stone Company stand outside their new plant located at 2403 Center Street on August 21, 1923. The sandstone was brought in from the company’s quarry near Wilkeson and then cut and formed by workers in Tacoma.