History Talks at Schmidt House presents: “The State Capitol Dome History”

On Thursday, January 10 at noon, History Talks at the Schmidt House presents, “The State Capitol Dome History.” Our presenter is Susan Mayer, Ph.D. Dr. Mayer will highlight the origin, evolution and dominant features of the Legislative Building and the State Capitol Dome. Her presentation will cover the dome’s symbolic meaning and structure, early history…

History Talks at Schmidt House presents: “Arborists Discuss Local Historical Trees”

On Thursday, December 6 at noon, History Talks at the Schmidt House presents: “Arborists Discuss Local Historical Trees.” There have been many stories in recent years about historic trees in the South Sound area, including the Bush Butternut Tree. Two local arborists will share their insight and expertise on this interesting subject.   Ray Gleason…

History Talks at Schmidt House presents: “Nothing Worthwhile is Easy: An Early History of Saint Martin’s University”

On Thursday, November 8 at noon, History Talks at the Schmidt House presents: “Nothing Worthwhile is Easy: An Early History of Saint Martin’s University.”   A handful of Roman Catholic monks from Minnesota established Saint Martin’s in 1895. Father Peter Tynan, Chaplain of Saint Martin’s University, will share the early struggles of the school and…