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Steilacoom Historical Museum Association
1801 Rainier St.  Steilacoom, WA  98388
For more information about historic Steilacoom visit
or http://steilacoom.org
Our Summer Hours
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturdays and Sundays
April 2nd through October 31st

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
during the Farmer's Market
June 1 - August 31
Learn more at https://www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums/frequently-asked-questions 

While we are always admission-free, SHMA is proud to be part of this effort to thank our military families.
Mark Your Calendars!
Steilacoom Apple Squeeze 2016
October 2nd
Be there or be pear!
Old Pioneer School Celebrates 100 Years

An exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Old Pioneer School building on 511 Chambers Street displays school artifacts such as rosters, photos, report cards, books and even a replica of Miss Tait – one of the most remembered educators from the early days of Pioneer.

Newly restored the school is now used as the Steilacoom Historical School District Administration Office headquarters. Some residents in town still remember the bells ringing for class in the old building. 
The Doering Family

On the day Washington Territory became a state, Nick Doering and Emma Whitzel were married in Steilacoom- November 11, 1889. Nick came west looking for a land of opportunity and chose Steilacoom. For over 50 years, as an enterprising businessman, he ran the Steilacoom Transfer Company with its wagons and livery stable, did hauling of all types.
Doering expanded into the Steilacoom Fuel and Transfer Company, providing wood and coal to local homes going from horse drawn vehicles to trucks. His full story can be found in an a Steilacoom Museum Quarterly article from Fall 1986. 

Descendant and member Shirley Kapala, has donated several artifacts from the Doering family. These new acquisitions are currently displayed at the Museum.

Once again it's time for Steilacoom's Annual Apple Squeeze!

Come join your neighbors and friends downtown to enjoy all manner of apple treats!

Don't forget to visit the museum too! 
Our exhibits will be open and ready.