Posts Tagged: History


WSHM Honors Pride Month With New Exhibit

Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West is on view from May 29-Dec. 12 at WSHM.


3 to See: Holiday Markets and a Virtual Tour of Tacoma

Support small businesses at holiday markets and tour Tacoma’s past.


The Washington State Historical Society Needs Your Help

The Washington State Historical Society needs your help evaluating markers, monuments, and plaques.


Share Your Coronavirus Stories; Be Part of History

The Washington State Historical Society is hoping that people will help them document this period.


The History of the Polka Dot

One of the world’s favorite patterns has a storied past

Model Train Exhibit

The Model Train Festival is Back

Interactive and educational exhibits reveal how trains transformed our state.


The History of the Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress: A Fashion Evolution provides a deep dive into the history of an iconic staple


Fort Nisqually

The Escape Room at Fort Nisqually is set back in time.


The Rich History of McMenamins Elks Temple

The wait is finally over: The 103-year-old building opens to the public next week after sitting vacant in downtown Tacoma for 33 years. The gorgeous


McNeil Island Unshuttered

Unlocking McNeil’s Past: The Prison, The Place, The People exhibit at the WSHM.

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