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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. 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.

February 15 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Board Room

Feb. 15, 2023 6:00 pm Feb. 15, 2023 8:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Historical Commission Meeting Board Room
Historical Commission Meeting

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

Lacey,
WA, USA

Mar. 08, 2023 6:30 pm Mar. 08, 2023 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Germans in the South Puget Sound Region in the late 19th Century After the Civil War, quite a few young men from the Prussian region of Germany made their way to the South Puget Sound, lured by expectations of prosperity—jobs, free land—and religious and social freedoms. This talk focuses on the life and death of one, Friedrich Richter, who for a time owned property on the east bank of the Nisqually Delta, land that one day would become part of the Braget Family Farm. Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only. Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers
Germans in the South Puget Sound Region in the late 19th Century

After the Civil War, quite a few young men from the Prussian region of Germany made their way to the South Puget Sound, lured by expectations of prosperity—jobs, free land—and religious and social freedoms. This talk focuses on the life and death of one, Friedrich Richter, who for a time owned property on the east bank of the Nisqually Delta, land that one day would become part of the Braget Family Farm.

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

March 15 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lacey City Hall

Mar. 15, 2023 6:00 pm Mar. 15, 2023 8:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Historical Commission Meeting Lacey City Hall
Historical Commission Meeting

April 12 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lacey,
WA, USA

Apr. 12, 2023 6:30 pm Apr. 12, 2023 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles A History of the Northwest Passage in Five Maps Using a series of rarely seen historic maps drawn from the collection of the Washington State Library and the Washington State Historical Society, Dave Nicandri will discuss the evolution of the Northwest Passage as a cartographic concept.  The principle figures in this story are British explorers James Cook, his one-time midshipman George Vancouver, Montreal-based fur trader Alexander Mackenzie, and Lewis & Clark. Hybrid Format: Come in person to Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers or join online. Registration required for online attendance only. Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers
A History of the Northwest Passage in Five Maps

Using a series of rarely seen historic maps drawn from the collection of the Washington State Library and the Washington State Historical Society, Dave Nicandri will discuss the evolution of the Northwest Passage as a cartographic concept.  The principle figures in this story are British explorers James Cook, his one-time midshipman George Vancouver, Montreal-based fur trader Alexander Mackenzie, and Lewis & Clark.

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