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Tacoma Historical Society has found a new home. We've moved to the historic Provident Building at 919 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma.

Experience our First Exhibit:

'Out of the Attic' -Curiosities from our Collection

You can contact us at 253-472-3738 or We welcome new volunteers. E-mail us at Our mailing address continues to be PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401.

An early-20th century postcard presents a romantic night view
of Tacoma and Commencement Bay.

This is one of many postcards in the Tacoma Historical Society collection.

Congratulations to Caroline Gallacci and Ron Karabaich on release of their fifth book of historic Tacoma photos, Vanishing Tacoma. It's on sale at the Tacoma Historical Society gift shop, along with their earlier titles. Vanishing Tacoma is part of Arcadia Publishing's “Images of America” series.

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last updated:Wednesday, April 16, 2014