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October 6 - October 7

Candlelight Tour

Friday, October 6 – Saturday, October 7 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening walking tour of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum.

Guests may eavesdrop as more than a hundred historical interpreters bring to life the men and women of the Hudson’s Bay Company. The people from the past won’t be aware of their 21st century visitors.

Advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are now on sale HERE.  

This year, guests will arrive during October of 1855. Many of the Fort’s residents will celebrating the promotion of Dr. Tolmie to chief factor, and visitor’s will encounter gentlemen and their wives, American settler families, experienced trappers, Scottish and French-Canadian laborers and their families, young people at a dance, blacksmiths working at the forge, clerks in the sale shop, and cooks in the kitchen.

Event admission is $10-$15, 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