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2017

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Jan. 3 - March 11, 2017

Museum Hours 11am-4pm, Wed.-Sat.
FREE admission

New exhibit,
“City of Creation,”
highlighting Tacoma inventions

March 2017
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Monday, March 13, 2017

7 pm

 Murray Board Room

Wheelock Student Center

University of Puget Sound

“Dennis & Civil Rights & Tacoma & More”

Dennis Flannigan looks back on a career that started in 1964 with Freedom Summer in Mississippi and included years of public service in his native city.


Thursday, March 16

5 to 7 p.m.

Exhibit Opening Reception

 “Northeast Tacoma: Two Points of View”

 Presented in partnership with
Points Northeast Historical Society

 Tacoma Historical Society Museum,
919 Pacific Avenue

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23rd annual Historic Homes of Tacoma Tour

 Saturday, May 6, & Sunday, May 7

Tickets available beginning Saturday,

April 1,

at a variety of locations.


Monday, April 10
at 6:30 pm
( ...Note earlier time)

Tacoma Historical Society 27th Anniversary Meeting

“Bernice E. Newell’s Artist Course of Concerts”

And presentation of the Murray Morgan Award

& the Alan C. Liddle Award

Sydney Newell talks about the history, performers, and impact of her grandmother Bernice E. Newell’s Artists’ Course of Concerts, which will be featured in the upcoming Tacoma Historical Society exhibit

“Showtime in Tacoma,” opening June 8.

Murray Board Room

 Wheelock Student Center 

University of Puget Sound


 Sunday, April 23, 2017
2 pm:

“Annie Brown: Keeping the Light”

Meet Annie Brown, wife of Tacoma’s first lighthouse keeper Oscar Brown, as portrayed by living history re-enactor Victoria Pann.

Tacoma Historical Society Museum,
919 Pacific Avenue, (253) 472-3738

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Monday, May 15, 2017

7 pm

Murray Board Room

Wheelock Student Center

University of Puget Sound

Karla Stover

Author of the newly published book

”Tacoma Curiosities: Geoduck Derbies & More”


Monday, May 29

11 am: Memorial Day Observance

Join us for the dedication of two new monuments honoring the memory of Pierce County’s military fallen from the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. Co-sponsored by American Legion Post 2.

at 

Tacoma’s War Memorial Park

6th Avenue and MacArthur


The Landmark Series of local history talks is a cooperative effort of the Senior University program of the Franke Tobey Jones retirement community and Tacoma Historical Society. Programs are generally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday. The programs are free and open to the public.

Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community is at
5340 North Bristol St. in Tacoma.

( 253-752-6621 )


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