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December 13 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lacey,
WA, USA

Dec. 13, 2022 6:30 pm Dec. 13, 2022 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Excavating the Bush Homestead Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Recent excavations of the Bush Homestead, site of early non-white settlers George and Isabella Bush, led by Dr. Ulrike Krotscheck, Professor at The Evergreen State College, uncovered evidence of the Bushes’ generosity. Come hear how it also renewed community interest in the Bush family, leading to the dedication of new monuments in the area. Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers
Excavating the Bush Homestead

Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online.

Recent excavations of the Bush Homestead, site of early non-white settlers George and Isabella Bush, led by Dr. Ulrike Krotscheck, Professor at The Evergreen State College, uncovered evidence of the Bushes’ generosity. Come hear how it also renewed community interest in the Bush family, leading to the dedication of new monuments in the area.

December 21 | 6:00 pm

Dec. 21, 2022 6:00 pm Dec. 21, 2022 America/Los_Angeles Historical Commission Meeting Lacey City Hall
Historical Commission Meeting

January 10 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lacey,
WA, USA

Jan. 10, 2023 6:30 pm Jan. 10, 2023 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles “It’s the Water”: A Brief History of the Olympia Brewing Company During the 1970s, the Olympia Brewing Company was ranked the 6th-largest brewer in the nation. It was the largest private employer in Thurston County for decades, and its influence has permeated the community for well over a century. Olympia Tumwater Foundation Assistant Director Megan Ockerman presents an illustrated history of the brewery, the people who ran it, and its place as a pop culture icon. Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only.  Registration link coming soon! Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers
“It’s the Water”: A Brief History of the Olympia Brewing Company

During the 1970s, the Olympia Brewing Company was ranked the 6th-largest brewer in the nation. It was the largest private employer in Thurston County for decades, and its influence has permeated the community for well over a century. Olympia Tumwater Foundation Assistant Director Megan Ockerman presents an illustrated history of the brewery, the people who ran it, and its place as a pop culture icon.

Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only.  Registration link coming soon!

February 08 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lacey,
WA, USA

Feb. 08, 2023 6:30 pm Feb. 08, 2023 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Revealing Records in the Washington State Archives Learn tips and tricks for using the State and Southwest Regional Archives located in Olympia. Whether you are searching for your family history, property records, or looking for photos, maps, or clippings, this informative and illustrated talk will provide valuable insight on accessing and utilizing the state and local collections. Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only.  Registration link coming soon! Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers
Revealing Records in the Washington State Archives

Learn tips and tricks for using the State and Southwest Regional Archives located in Olympia. Whether you are searching for your family history, property records, or looking for photos, maps, or clippings, this informative and illustrated talk will provide valuable insight on accessing and utilizing the state and local collections.

Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only.  Registration link coming soon!