Historic Homes Tour celebrates silver anniversary

St. Patrick Catholic Church is one stop on the tour, which also includes the Union Club and six beautiful historic homes in Tacoma’s Stadium District and North Slope area.
Credit: Tacoma Historical Society

Come and experience the architectural beauty of Tacoma at Tacoma Historical Society’s Historic Homes of Tacoma 25thAnniversary Tour. Featuring Central Lutheran Church as the reception center (409 N. Tacoma Ave.), the tour includes Union Club, Saint Patrick Catholic Church, and six beautiful historic homes in Tacoma’s Stadium District and North Slope area.

Tours take place on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 from 1-5 p.m. Admission to the tour requires a ticket booklet. All persons entering one of the homes on the tour need a ticket booklet. Your EventBrite “ticket” (go to https://tinyurl.com/y2t7m7yd) may be exchanged for a ticket booklet at will call at the tour reception center or may be picked up at the Tacoma Historical Society Museum prior to May 4. The specific locations of the homes tour are detailed in the ticket booklet.

Volunteer docents will be on hand to answer questions and to provide stories and historic details about each location. This is a self-guided walking tour. The homes are generally within a close walking or short driving distance of each other and good walking shoes are recommended. This tour is recommended for those 16 years and older. There is no food, drink or photography allowed in any home. Complimentary snacks and drinks will be available at the reception center during tour hours.

This annual event is a fundraiser for the Tacoma Historical Society, and it is sponsored by the Dimmer Family Foundation and Columbia Bank. If you are unable to attend, you can still help support this fundraiser by sharing this event on Facebook or forwarding this email and encouraging your friends and neighbors to participate.

Visithttps://youtu.be/HN-OXvh4ghQto see a video interview with former Tacoma Mayor and noted local historian Baarsma, tour co-chair Rose Mattison, and Northwest Room city librarian Brian Kamens.




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