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Stealing Puget Sound
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Stealing Puget Sound

by Jerry V. Ramsey, Ph.D.


The DuPont Historical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Jerry Ramsey, Ph.D., has donated the copyright to his book, Stealing Puget Sound, 1832-1869, to the DuPont Historical Society.  This book covers the history of the Hudson's Bay Company 1833 and 1843 Forts Nisqually and Puget Sound Agricultural Company, all located on the shore of Puget Sound in current day DuPont, Washington.


Dr. Ramsey has received four prestigious awards for his authorship, including the Murray Morgan Award from the Tacoma Historical Society, the Annual Publication Award from the Heritage League of Pierce County, the Cyrus Happy Historians Award from the Lakewood Historical Society, and the Pinnacle Award from the Self-Publishers Association.

This book can be purchased in our Gift Shop for $23 each, or you can purchase 4 or more copies for $18 each!  Payment can be made by credit card or check. Shipping is an additional charge (USPS single book rate $4.00).


Contact (253) 964-2399 or duponthistoricalmuseum@gmail.com for more information.

Images of America ~ DuPont

by Jennifer Crooks and Drew Crooks with the DuPont Historical Society


This new Arcadia publication is a photo history of the DuPont, WA area from prehistoric to modern times, with an emphasis on the DuPont Company era (1906-1976).


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