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207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont, Washington 98327
Tel. (253) 964-2399  |  DuPontHistoricalMuseum@gmail.com
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Upcoming Events

Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit Grand Opening

Sunday, February 16th at 1-4pm

DuPont Historical Museum

207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the Grand Opening event for our new Buffalo Soldiers exhibit!

  • Learn more about the 1904 Ninth Cavalry Encampment located near Sequalitchew Creek.

  • Join us at 2pm as Lewis Military Museum Director Erik Flint speaks on “Ninth Cavalry, Walla Walla to DuPont: Black Soldiers at the Birthplace of Camp Lewis”

 

This event is free and open to the public - all ages welcome.

>> Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit Flyer

Why Did They Move Fort Nisqually?

Sunday, February 23rd at 2pm

DuPont Presbyterian Church

503 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Guest speaker Jerry Eckrom, History Interpreter, Story Teller & Author, will delve into the question that interests all local-history buffs ... the story behind the move of Fort Nisqually from it's original location in DuPont to Point Defiance, Tacoma in 1934.  This event is free and open to the public - all ages welcome.

>> Fort Nisqually Flyer

Braget Farm: A Part of DuPont History

(Special Presentation following the Historical Society's

Annual Meeting)

Monday, March 16th

Annual Meeting starts at 6:30pm

Special Presentation starts at 7pm

DuPont History Museum

207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

 

Guest speaker Tim Ransom is a member of the Olympia Historical Society who has researched one of DuPont's pioneering families -- the Braget Family.

>> Braget Farm Flyer

Senior Lunch & Lecture - 
National Fish & Wildlife Refuge

Thursday, March 19th at 11:30am

DuPont City Hall

1700 Civic Drive, DuPont

The DuPont Historical Society presents guest speaker Jennifer Cutillo, Visitor Services Manager, for an engaging & captivating history of the development of the Billy Frank, Jr. National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Cost is $5/person

  • RSVP by Monday 3/16 (253) 964-8121

>> Fish & Wildlife Lecture Flyer

Celebrating Women in DuPont

Sunday, April 19th at 2pm

DuPont Presbyterian Church

503 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Historian and author Jennifer Crooks will profile the lives of ten women and their impact on DuPont's history: Nancy Parsons, Letitia Huggins, Chloe Clark, Irene Cookler, Olga Ootkin, May Munyan, Marcia Laughbon, Ruth Iafrati, Pola Andre, Lorraine Overmyer.  This event is free and open to the public.

>> Women of DuPont Flyer

Walk Historic DuPont

Sunday, May 9th at 10am

Tour Starts at DuPont History Museum

207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Jerry Williams, staff member at the DuPont History Museum and board member of the DuPont Historical Society, will lead an informative walk through DuPont's Historical Village.  This event is free and open to all ages (children under 12 accompanied by a parent).  We will be walking rain or shine!

>> DuPont Historic Walk Flyer

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