Historic Steilacoom Walking Tour
There's lots of history in our town and most
of it is easy to find. Download our Historic
Steilacoom Walking Tour (right) and check
out the sites at your leisure.
Free Boy: A Story of a Slave in Washington
Join us for May’s Library Speaker Series’ presenta- tion on Charles Mitchell, the enslaved boy who fled from Olympia to Victoria in 1860 and his master James Tilton, Washington Territory’s surveyor general. Join Lorraine McConaghy for an illustrated overview of Free Boy, her biography of slave and master, and for a discussion of the people, events and ideas raised in the book.
This will be the Library Speaker Series
presentation on Zoom at 2:00, Friday,
May 14. Click here to register:
Check our great library of historical photographs of Steilacoom at
Steilacoom Historical Museum Association
1801 Rainier St. Steilacoom, WA 98388
For more information about historic Steilacoom visit
The Museum and Wagon Shop are open for the season through October, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 and 2:00 - 5:00 on Farmers Market Wednesdays, June 16 - August 25.
THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Washington State Library
Institute for Museum and Library Services
Town of Steilacoom
Small Business Administration
The Museum Store is open during Museum hours (see box to the right). Many Store items are also available online.
Just click this link to shop online:
Our online inventory includes old-time games,
books, clothing, gifts, greeting cards and gifts.
Items are available for pick up or local delivery.
Some are limited in quantity. Some items may
be marked as sold out and are not currently
available for sale. We apologize for any
The Museum and Wagon Shop are Open
Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 - 5:00
Our latest exhibit is "Laundry: A Chore, An Art, A Living"
Doing the laundry in the 1800's to early 1900's
was a demanding event. The exhibit explores
the chore of washing, the art of combining
diverse additives to achieve laundry success,
and the role of being a laundress in
empowering women with their own income.
RON LUCAS CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT
A nine hole scramble at
Meadow Park Executive
MAY 15, 2021
REGISTER BY MAY 12
FIRST TEE OFF AT 7:30