Don Trosper presents, “The Darker Side of Tumwater’s History” at the Schmidt House

A new season of History Talks at the Schmidt House begins on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at noon.  Olympia Tumwater Foundation’s Public History Manager Don Trosper will present an illustrated talk highlighting the darker side of Tumwater’s history. At Trosper’s talk, learn how newspapers of the day reported on murder, political intrigue, scandal, immorality, tragedy, racism, conflict, and Trosper’s favorite, “strange events.”


WHAT— History Talks at the Schmidt House presents, “The Darker Side of Tumwater’s History.”

WHEN—Thursday, September 13, 2018, noon-1 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and close at capacity.

WHERE—The Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, Tumwater

COST—Free (donations are welcome!)

FOR MORE INFO—Contact Don Trosper, Public History Manager at or 360-786-8117

SPONSORED BY—Olympia Tumwater Foundation

Our thanks to the City of Tumwater for its support.

The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

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