5400 N Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407
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Originally a Hudson's Bay Company outpost, Fort Nisqually is now a living history museum where volunteers and staff, in period clothing, demonstrate the crafts of the 19th century and engage visitors in historic dialogue throughout the year. Special Events are held monthly April - December.
Escape, Intrigue and a Shot of Whisky
August 10 to December 1, 2013
22 year old John McLeod escaped from the Isle of Lewis, assuming he was wanted for murder. By the time he died at the age of 89 in 1905, he was the patriarch of a large Pierce County family that included fur traders, American settlers and Native Americans. He witnessed the California gold rush and the Puget Sound Indian War. Chronicling the life of McLeod and his family, this exhibit showcases several generations adapting to changing times.
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