Pancake Breakfast (4th of July 2022)
The sun came out and many bellies were made happy at the Pancake Breakfast fundraiser! Our thanks to the Forever Young Seniors and Historical Society volunteers who made the fun happen -- $2000 was raised for the museum programs and operations.
Grand Opening of Buffalo Soldier Exhibit (June 2022)
Honored guest speaker Lt. General Xavier T. Brunson, I Corps Commander, joined City of DuPont leaders to formally open the new permanent museum exhibit featuring the 1904 encampment of the 9th Cavalry. Buffalo Soldier reenactors delighted visitors outside in Robinson Park. Photos by Kate Lynch.
Annual Cherry Blossom Tea (March 2022)
Thank you to everyone who made our fundraiser a great success. This year’s Tea was held earlier in the season and at a new location, the DuPont Home Course Pavilion. Musician and historian Karen Haas wrote and presented the program, accompanied by pianist Debi Reinhart. The theme was “Celebrate DuPont through the seasons, through the years.” Karen showcased the women of Fort Nisqually and the DuPont company town and the songs and fashions they enjoyed.
SPECIAL THANKS TO SPONSORS:
Corporate sponsor: CalPortland has generously sponsored our Teas throughout the years;
Orchid sponsors: DuPont Tin Hut BBQ (veteran-owned) and Lisa Young;
Rose sponsors: Mike Davis Global Investment and DuPont Dental (general dentistry);
Dessert sponsor: Patriots Landing (senior living).
Holiday Windows in Historic DuPont (December 2021)
Through the month of December, neighbors and friends walked around the Historic DuPont Village for our first annual Holiday Window Walk. Decorators included Historical Society members and local families, as well as the Steilacoom High School Art Club and Key Club members. At the end of December, families enjoying the Window Walk ended their tour at the Museum for some cocoa and holiday crafts!
Night at the Museum (September 2017)
Local children brought their favorite stuffed animal or other toy friend for a sleepover ... and we took pictures of all the fun they had exploring the Museum overnight! The next morning, the children picked up their favorite friend along with a photobook full of fun pictures!
Annual Cherry Blossom Tea (May 2017)
Lecture Series featuring Karen Haas (April 2017)
Karen Haas entertained an audience of history lovers, both young and old, at the Historical Society's living history lecture. She brought her oars, artifacts and bag of surprises to help illustrate what it was like living and working for the Hudson's Bay Company in the 1800s.