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Upcoming Events

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4th of July Pancake Breakfast

benefiting DuPont Historical Museum

8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024
Clocktower Park
DuPont, WA

Start off your holiday with a DuPont tradition! We serve pancakes with sausage or ham slice, juice and coffee for the whole family.

 

>> Pancake Breakfast flyer

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The End of the Era: Fort Nisqually's Final Decade

Lecture by historian Steve Anderson

6:30 PM, Saturday, July 17, 2024
DuPont Historical Museum
207 Barksdale Ave, DuPont

Steve Anderson will talk about 3 significant stories that defined the final decade of the Fort.  A lawsuit, the boundary question, and the day the company's assets were auctioned off to the public.  

>> Fort Nisqually lecture flyer

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Dino Day

Celebrating Suciasaurus Rex

2:00 - 4:00 PM
Saturday, August 3, 2024
DuPont Historical Museum
207 Barksdale Ave, DuPont

Washington State now has it's own dinosaur! Visit the museum to enjoy a dinosaur dig in the park and dino crafts.

>> Dino Day flyer

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Hudson's Bay Heritage Day & 1843 Fort Nisqually site tour

Free guided visit to the original 1843 site

Sunday, Aug 25th, 2024
History interpreters at Clocktower Park, DuPont WA
Walking tour: park at DuPont City Hall

Learn about the Hudson's Bay Company's role in our history, with interpreters demonstrating 19th-century skills and crafts during the 2024 DuPont BBQ Cookoff event. 
Walking tour of Fort site lasts approx 90 minutes on rough ground, and includes reburial cemetery. Rain or shine. Meet across Center Drive from City Hall.

>> Hudson's Bay Heritage Day flyer

>> 1843 Fort Nisqually site tour flyer

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Spooky Stories

Save the date!

Friday, Sept 13, 2024
Clocktower Park, DuPont

Chris of Pretty Gritty Tours returns to DuPont with tales of mysterious, unexplained, & ghostly happenings of Pierce County. Tickets on sale in August.

>> Spooky Stories flyer

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