Congratulations to Don Trosper, Public History Manager, on his nomination by the OLT Visitor Convention Bureau for Excellence in Hospitality!
Steins, Vines & Grinds: Washington’s Story of Beer, Wine & Coffee The latest exhibit at the Washington State History Museum, Steins, Vines & Grinds, explores the history of three libations that continue to be wildly popular in the Evergreen State. Discover how the passion of beverage industry leaders connected with the unique climate and geography…Details
Last October 26, I posted a blog here on fall pruning of roses at the Centennial Rose Garden. I noted that the purpose of fall pruning roses is simply to get the bushes cut down, stripped of their leaves and mounded up with beauty bark to protect them from winter damage. I also indicated that the most important time for pruning roses is in early spring – around here that would be when the daffodils and forsythia are in bloom – early to mid-March. That time is rapidly approaching so our plans call for spring pruning the Centennial Garden on Saturday, March 11, beginning at about 9:00am.Details
Grant will help preserve historic Olympia Beer advertising artwork BY LISA PEMBERTON – January 21, 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org Nearly 300 pieces of artwork used to design billboards and advertising campaigns for the Olympia Brewing Co., will be preserved, thanks to a $5,000 Thurston County Historic Commission grant. The paintings, photographs and advertising concepts were…Details
As part of of a 2016 grant received from the Thurston County Heritage Grant Program, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation has published a 50 image sample of the Olympia Brewing Company and the founding Schmidt Family. More images will be available after a website update in early 2017. Please see link below. Click here to see…Details
To enhance and provide for the safety and enjoyment of individuals who use Tumwater Falls Park the following rules have been established.
The guided walking tour covers Tumwater’s pioneer past, Olympia Brewing Company history and the annual salmon migration. Tour Information: We will once again offer these popular, free guided tours from July through mid September. The scheduled Tour dates are available below. Tours are free and limited to 30 people on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are taken. The tour meeting takes place outside of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation office in Tumwater Falls Park.