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 https://historicfortsteilacoom.org/ for more details. DOWNLOAD THE NEWS RELEASE.