South Sound area columnist Dorothy Wilhelm is one of the most frequently requested return speakers in our Schmidt House History Talks series.


For the past 27 years, she has written a humor column for the Tacoma News Tribune, the Olympian, and other publications. She and Olympia Tumwater Foundation’s Public History Manager Don Trosper will interview each other about history legends and recount entertaining stories to the audience.


In addition to her career as a columnist, Dorothy spent ten years as Creative Living Expert and on-air talent for KIRO radio and TV in Seattle.  She also created, hosted and produced the award-winning “My Home Town” video features.

WHAT— History Talks at the Schmidt House presents “The Return of Dorothy Wilhelm.”
WHEN—Thursday, May 31, 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—visit, or 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.


330 Schmidt Pl SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
330 Schmidt Pl SW, Tumwater, WA 98501