1843 Fort Nisqually Site Tour
Saturday, September 18th at 1:00pm & 2:30pm
Park at DuPont City Hall (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont) -- use crosswalk to cross Center Drive to 1843 Fort Nisqually Site
Join historian Drew Crooks on a guided tour of the Hudson's Bay Company's 1843 Fort Nisqually site. This is the historic location of the original and recreated buildings open to the public at the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma.
This tour is free and open to the public -- all ages welcome (children under 12 accompanied by an adult). Participants will be walking on rough, uneven ground.
Drew Crooks is a local historian who has written extensively on the region’s heritage. Drew is especially interested in the history of DuPont, and the Nisqually Valley and its inhabitants over time.
Night at the Museum ... for Toys!
Friday, September 24th to Saturday, September 25th
DuPont Historical Museum
207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont
Put your toy to bed Friday night in the Museum ... and come back Saturday morning to see what fun the toys had exploring overnight!
Friday, September 24 -- Sign-In 2-6pm
Saturday, September 25 -- Pick-Up Your Toy 9-11am
Celebrating Women in DuPont
This event has been postponed until further notice.
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.