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    Items from our Permanent Collection and on-site Research Library records!

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  • Arts of the Fur Trade

    Nov. 1st  11am - 4pm
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Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

Explore, discover and connect with history. Experience life in Washington Territory during the fur trade era. 


Fort Nisqually, the first European settlement on Puget Sound, was a bustling center of trade that expanded into a large-scale agricultural enterprise.

Upcoming Events

  • 01
    Nov
    Arts of the Fur Trade
    Dozens of re-enactors will bring the Fort to life as they share their talen…
  • 06
    Dec
    19th Century Christmas
    Take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern holidays and experience a…
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