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The Deschutes River reached flood stage early today and put on an impressive display at Tumwater Falls Park
Bob Crim has been the caretaker at Tumwater’s Schmidt House for nearly 60 years! He’s been a gardener, chauffeur, babysitter, sheep-shearer, handyman, and wedding host extraordinaire, to name just a few of his responsibilities. Help us celebrate Bob’s 78th birthday and semi-retirement on Tuesday, November 10, 12:30 to 3:00pm at the Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt…Details
The New Season of Monthly History Talks Kicks Off with Tracy Rebstock
We all have archives and perhaps haven’t even thought about it. Personal papers, family photo albums, scrapbooks and meaningful artifacts from your past are all part of your personal archives. While they may not be in a good state of organization, they are still treasures. We here at the Olympia Tumwater Foundation have some very nice archives that are an important part of our community history. We are working hard on a project to organize and digitize them to make them accessible to researchers. It only seemed appropriate that we begin our new season of free monthly history talks here at the historic Schmidt House with an expert in archives, which we did on Thursday, October 15th at noon with guest speaker Tracy Rebstock.Details
2014 scholarship recipients Megan Kramer and Emma Baldwin recently stopped by the Foundation office to say hi and give an update on their educational endeavors at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Megan is studying civil engineering and rowing crew while Emma is working towards a business degree and involved in horse riding. Both are getting good grades and enjoying the collegiate experience.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.