Don’t miss the next talk in our series with the Friends of the Library. On January 13, Dennis M. Larsen, an historian and former social studies teacher will speak on Ezra Meeker. Meeker was a Washington pioneer, hops farmer, merchant, and an influential advocate for preserving the Oregon Trail. With his wife, Eliza Jane Sumner Meeker, he founded the town of Puyallup.
February 10 will have Charles Sharp review the Battle of Moscow in 1941 from both the Russian and German perspectives. Our speaker on March 10 will be David George Gordon on “Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth.” He is the author of The Sasquatch Seeker’s Field Manual: Using Citizen Science to Uncover North America’s Most Elusive Creature. All talks are at 2:00 PM in the Education Room of the Museum. There is no charge.
See you there!
Endowment Campaign & Planned Giving
Consider leaving a legacy of historic preservation by remembering SHMA in your estate planning. We are excited to provide resources to help our supporters learn more about planned giving. Please take a look at our brochure below and visit Leave10.org for general information about planned giving and the importance of striving to leave 10% of your estate to charity. Our brochure includes information about how you can be part of our endowment campaign, which will ensure the successful preservation of Steilacoom history for many generations to come. When you're ready to talk about estate planning or the endowment campaign, call us at (253) 584-4133. Thank you for your support!
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