Upcoming Events

Embroidered Pin Cushion
Heirloom Sewing
presentation by Deena Holsinger

Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 1:00pm
DuPont Community Center
303 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont WA

Deena will share the artistry of fine French hand sewing using modern techniques available to all sewists, illustrated with delightful antique textiles from the museum and her own collection.

Free & open to all.

>> Heirloom Sewing Flyer

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Grand Opening of Buffalo Soldier exhibit
Sponsored by the DuPont Historical Society, Friends of DuPont Buffalo Soldiers History & the City of DuPont

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
Open House from 5:00 to 7:00pm

DuPont Historical Museum
207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont WA

Visit our new permanent exhibit to learn more about the historic 1904 Ninth Cavalry Encampment in DuPont. See new photos, research, and artifacts! Enjoy refreshments and meet Buffalo Soldiers reenactors.
Free event for all ages.

>> Buffalo Soldiers Event Flyer

1843 Original Fort Nisqually Site Tour

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 1:00pm
Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 1:00pm

Museum volunteers will guide participants through the original 1843 Fort Nisqually site in DuPont, including the reburial cemetery.  The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, and includes walking over rough, uneven ground.  We will be walking rain or shine - participants should be prepared for inclement weather and insects.  All ages welcome -- children 12 & under must be with an adult.  

DIRECTIONS: Park at DuPont City Hall (1700 Civic Drive), then use the crosswalk at
Center Drive & Civic Drive to enter the to Fort site.

>> Fort Nisqually Site Tour Flyer

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4th of July Pancake Breakfast

Monday, July 4th, 2022, 8:00 to 11:00am
Clocktower Park
1401 Palisade Blvd, DuPont

Start the holiday with hot breakfast to fill up the whole family! Benefits DuPont Historical Society & Museum. Pancakes, sausage, ham slice, juice and coffee:
$9 for adults (12 and over)

$6 for kids (age 4 -11)

$30 for immediate family

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Hudson's Bay Heritage Day

Sunday, August 21, 2022, noon to 4:00pm
Clocktower Park
1401 Palisade Blvd, DuPont

While enjoying all the fun family activities in the park, stop by to visit with Hudson's Bay history interpreters and demonstrators from Ft. Nisqually Point Defiance to learn how the early settlers and fort visitors traded, crafted, and innovated in the 19th century.

Join us at 1:00 for a guided tour of the original Fort Nisqually site with historian Drew Crooks.

>> Hudson's Bay Heritage Day Flyer

>> Fort Nisqually Site Tour Flyer