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May Workshop: Historic Tours Panel

Save the Date for our Historic Tours Panel on Monday, May 21! Are you interested in learning more about local history tours? Have you thought about creating a walking or driving tour of historic locations in your community? We’ll showcase several different styles of local history tours, including docent-led walking tours, group bus tours, and…
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April Workshop: Grant Writing

Grant Writing Workshop Date: Thursday April 19, 2018 Time: 4:30pm Location: Fort Nisqually Lauren Hoogkamer, City of Tacoma Assistant Historic Preservation Officer & Lissa Kramer, WSHS Heritage Capital Projects Fund Manager, will lead a discussion on the Dos and Don’ts of grant writing. Attendees are encouraged to bring grant applications they would like to workshop…
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There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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80 days around the world

80 days around the world, we’ll find a pot of gold just sitting where the rainbow’s ending. Time – we’ll fight against the time, and we’ll fly on the white wings of the wind. 80 days around the world, no we won’t say a word before the ship is really back. Round, round, all around…
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Renew Your Membership for 2018

Please Renew Your Membership by Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Here are just a few of the reasons to renew your membership promptly: * The Heritage League of Pierce County promotes heritage organizations and individual members who are dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and heritage of Pierce County. *HLPC provides valuable services to our…
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12/19 Holiday Heritage Happy Hour

Join your Heritage League of Pierce County friends for the annual Happy Hour meetup! Tuesday, December 19 4:30-6:30pm 7 Seas Brewing, 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma This year, we will be gathering at 7 Seas Brewing in downtown Tacoma. Enjoy no-host brews, bites, and your heritage buddies for the holiday season! RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/139829696784706/.

Fall Workshop: Working with Historic Houses

Don’t miss our next workshop to learn all about taking care of historic properties. DATE: Wednesday 11/8/17 TIME: 2-4pm LOCATION: Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring Street, Puyallup Participants will get a brief tour of the historic home and learn what it means to be on a state, local or national Historic Register. Representatives from the South…
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10/12 Educator Night at the Museum

HLPC will be representing our member organizations with an information booth at the October 12 Educator Night at the Museum! Please bring brochures or sample educational materials, and if you would like to volunteer at the table for an hour or so, please contact Claire to sign up, clairek@tacomaparks.com. EVENT: Educator Night at the Museum…
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2017 – Heritage League at the Ballpark

Are you ready for our 2017 night at the ballpark? Join in on the fun with an evening of baseball at Cheney Stadium, as the Tacoma Rainiers take on the El Paso Chihuahuas. EVENT DATE: Monday, August 21 TIME: 6pm gates open, 7:05pm first pitch TICKETS: $13/person Each ticket includes a reserved seat and a…
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