Upcoming Events

1843 Fort Nisqually Site Tour

Park at DuPont City Hall (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont) and use crosswalk to cross Center Drive to 1843 Fort Nisqually site

  • Saturday, June 19th at 1:00pm & 2:30pm

  • Saturday, July 24th at 1:00pm & 2:30pm

  • Saturday, September 18th at 1:00pm & 2:30pm

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.

>> 1843 Fort Nisqually Site Tour Flyer

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.

>> Women of DuPont Flyer

Book Signing & Discussion with Dr. Jerry Ramsey

This event has been postponed until further notice.

DuPont History Museum

207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

In his book, Stealing Puget Sound: 1832-1869, author Dr. Jerry Ramsey exposes the political tension between the first British settlers and the American pioneers who crossed the Oregon Trail 15 years later.  The author spent years researching this subject, combing through letters and journals of the time and traveling the West Coast, from California to Canada, to collect and confirm facts.  The book is comfortably readable but challenges "politically correct" history.

Copies of Stealing Puget Sound will be available at this event for purchase and signing.

>> Book Discussion & Signing Flyer

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