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2016

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day Observance

11 a.m.

Tacoma’s War Memorial Park

Sixth Avenue and MacArthur Street

Sponsored by Tacoma Historical Society and American Legion


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Sunday, June 12, 2016

2 p.m

Tacoma Historical Society Museum
919 Pacific Avenue.

Local historian Dale Wirsing presents

“Street-Wise in Tacoma –

the Stories Behind the Names”

The public is invited.

The presentation will complement the
society’s current exhibit, “Mapping Tacoma: from Vancouver's Charts to Today.”

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Monday September 12, 2016

7 pm
Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

Eleanor Corey Guderian

 Author of a recently published family memoir
that resonates with local history.

“Sticks, Stones and Songs—The Corey Story”


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Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

 7 pm

Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

Deborah K. Freedman

Author of the forthcoming book

Tacoma’s Dry Goods & Wet Goods:
Nineteenth Century Jewish Pioneers
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Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

7 pm
Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

“Howard Carr: Scion of a Tacoma Legend
with a Legendary Story”
 

Mary Bowlby, executive director, Job Carr Cabin Museum


The Landmark Series of local history talks is a cooperative effort of the Senior University program of the Franke Tobey Jones retirement community and Tacoma Historical Society. Programs are generally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday. The programs are free and open to the public.

Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community is at
5340 North Bristol St. in Tacoma.

( 253-752-6621 )

To download a schedule of programs at
retirement centers,
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