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Exhibit Maps Tacoma’s Growth

Tacoma Historical Society has opened a new exhibit exploring the many ways – sometimes fanciful, sometimes overoptimistic – in which mapmakers depicted Tacoma as it grew into today’s city on Commencement Bay.

Titled  “Mapping Tacoma: from Vancouver's Charts to Today, ” the exhibit will continue through July 23 at the society’s Tacoma history museum, 919 Pacific Avenue.

THS Names Two to Leadership Roles

Tacoma Historical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of museum professional Julie LaRue as society director. Click here to read more. . .

Additionally, the society has named Beth Bestrom as museum manager.

Click here to read more …

Julie LaRue

Beth Bestrom

Visit our Tacoma History Museum … and enjoy our Exhibit

"Mapping Tacoma”

The museum is located in the historic Provident Building
at 919 Pacific Avenue  in Tacoma.


  •  11 am to 4  p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, subject to availability of volunteers
  • Otherwise by appointment.

The museum’s gift shop features books on Tacoma history and Tacoma souvenirs. (Society members receive a 10 percent discount.)

You can contact us at 253-472-3738 or We welcome new volunteers. E-mail us at Our mailing address continues to be PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401.

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