Tag: historic

Willis Boatman: First the Trail, Then the War

In 1858, pioneer Willis Boatman built a hunting cabin on a plain near the lakes of south Pierce County. In the years following he...

Friday At The Fort

Don’t miss the best party in Puget Sound, Friday at the Fort! Do you love a great party at a unique setting? We do too!...

Tacoma Living History Cemetery Tour

Have you ever stood in an old cemetery and thought, "How I wish these stones could talk"? Well, here’s your chance! Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma...

History of Lakewood Industrial Park

Tim Puyear, general property manager, will share the history of the industrial park (including its years as site of the nation's second most important...

Head in the Clouds: The Story of Harold Bromley

Learn the fascinating story of Harold Bromley, who, despite his best efforts, failed to be the first aviator to fly solo across the Pacific...

History Happy Hour Trivia Night in Tacoma

Test your Tacoma and Washington State trivia knowledge with the Washington State Historical Society, City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office, and Tacoma Historical Society....

Discover Your Ancestors

Genealogy expert Dee Haviland Fournier of Heritage Quest Search Library talks about different types of records, where to find them and how to use...

Celebrating the Clover Park School District’s 90th Anniversary

Help us celebrate 90 years of creating promising futures! In collaboration with the Lakewood Historical Society, Clover Park School District (CPSD) is hosting a 90th...

The Things We Like – Aug. 4-10

Aug. 5, 4 p.m. at Tacoma Cabana (728 Pacific Ave.), Tim “Swanky” Glazner, author of “Mai-Kai: History and Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant,” will be