Arrival of the Army in Puget Sound Region

Lakewood, WA – On Sunday May 19, 2019, Tom Melberg will speak on Captain Bennett Hill who led Company M of the 1st Artillery Regiment establishing Fort Steilacoom in August 1849.  This presentation will begin at 2:00 p.m. in Quarters 2 of the Historic Fort Steilacoom Museum.  Fort Steilacoom will offer complimentary admission to the lecture and guided tours will be available for the standard fee. Download the News Release

Spring Open House & Annual Used Book Sale

Lakewood, WA – On Saturday, April 13, 2019, Historic Fort Steilacoom Association will host a Spring Open House and Annual Used Book Sale.  This event will occur between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Admission is free. 

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Joseph Heath & His Farm

Lakewood, WA – On March 17, 2019, historian and author Jerry Eckrom will discuss Joseph Heath, an employee of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and his agricultural operation on the future site of Fort Steilacoom.  This lecture will take place in Quarters 2 of the Historic Fort Steilacoom Museum at 2 p.m.  Complimentary admission to lecture and guided tours available for the standard fee.

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Christmas at the Fort

Lakewood, WA – On December 8, 2018, Fort Steilacoom celebrated Christmas 1800’s style with dancing and music at this special evening event. To see more of this festive event visit our Event Gallery.