Discover county’s expansive history from local communities


Hear and share stories of Pierce County’s history at Discover Pierce County’s Heritage: From the Foothills to Puget Sound Shores’ free event Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buckley Hall, 127 N. River Ave., Buckley.

Twenty historical societies and museums will gather together in one place to share historical information about the county’s varied communities through interactive displays at this family friendly event.

Participating organizations include: Buckley Odd Fellows and Rebekah Historical Museum; City of Buckley Cemetery/Week’s Funeral Home; DuPont Historical Society; Fife History Museum; Foothills Historical Society; Fort Nisqually Living History Museum; Fox Island Historical Society and Museum; Friends of Karshner Museum; Gig Harbor Peninsula Museum and Historical Society; Graham Historical Society; Greater Bonney Lake/Lake Tapps Historical Society; Heritage Quest Research Library; Orting Historical Society; Points Northeast Historical Society; South Hill Historical Society; Spanaway Historical Society and the Prairie House Museum; Steilacoom Historical Museum Association; Sumner Ryan House Museum; The Puyallup Historical Society at Meeker Mansion; and Wilkeson Historical Society/Carbon River Corridor.

Friends of the Buckley Library sponsor this free event in partnership with the Foothills Historical Society and Museum.

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