U.S. Army Barracks: Housing the Frontier Army

Lakewood, WA – On October 20, Gideon Pete will describe how the federal government created permanent Army posts in the west, replacing temporary camps.  The Historic Fort Steilacoom Association will precede the program with a brief membership Annual Meeting and election of officers in Quarters 2 at 2:00 p.m.  Complimentary admission to lecture and interpretive center, as well as, refreshments available.   Guided tours available for the standard fee, visit http://historicfortsteilacoom.org/ for more details. DOWNLOAD THE NEWS RELEASE.