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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.

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  • 18
    Apr
    Sewing to Sowing
    Experience springtime in the 1850s at Fort …
  • 16
    May
    Queen Victoria's Birthday
    Guests to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum can relive the festivities o…
  • 20
    Jun
    What's Cooking?
    The aroma of succulent roasts, savory stews, and sweet cakes greet guests d…
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