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Upcoming Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Events

June 24

Plough to Plate

Saturday, June 24 (11:00am - 5:00pm)

Discover farm to table, 19th century style, as informative speakers mix with 1850s historical interpreters to inform and demonstrate heritage foodways.

Speakers will give a variety of presentations and demonstrations on heritage food topics such as pickling and smoking, foraging for native plants, and raising chickens. Visitors can tour the fort’s heritage kitchen garden and chicken coop, orchard, and grain patch and learn how these relate to the agricultural history of the Fort. 

Throughout the day, the Fort's living historians will be creating 19th century meals on a wood stove, over campfires, and in a brick bake oven. The reenactors will compete for the coveted “Golden Skillet,” doing their best to impress a panel of judges with the taste and presentation of their dish.

Event admission is $8-$10, and children 3 and younger are free. For more information call (253) 591-5339.

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Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
5400 N. Pearl St. in Point Defiance Park
Tacoma, WA 98407