Take a Tacoma History Walk
Mobile Old Town Walking Tour on STQRY
Access the FREE Old Town Tacoma Walking Tour anytime by downloading the STQRY app to your smartphone or tablet.
Pick up a Kids Activity Book from the Cabin to enhance the walking tour for your family. Bring your completed booklet to the Museum for a free postcard!
The dates for our 2017 Old Town History Walk series,
featuring four guided walking tours -
each with a different theme -
will be announced next spring.
Want to schedule a special group tour?
Choose from four intriguing themes to learn more about Tacoma's Old Town history
Contact Mary Bowlby.
Tacoma's 1st Working Waterfront
Tacoma's Frontier Days
Old Town Institutions
Santa Visits Old Town
Thank you to Annie Wright Schools ~
sponsor of the 2016 Summer Storytime series
Our appreciation of Miss Bonnie, Miss Amanda and Miss Sarah
knows no bounds ~ all skillful and engaging storytellers!
Want to know more about Summer Storytime?
Follow our Facebook events page ~
Information on the 2017 series will be posted May 2017
to everyone who attended the
2016 "Eureka!" Breakfast!
The support of our community is fundamental
to our success.
We were glad to share the Cabin's story.
Special thanks to our Event Sponsors:
The Fulton, McLain, Power Team at Merrill Lynch
Edward Jones - Eugene Brown
Farmers Insurance - Steven Frank
In 2015, we celebrated 150 years since Job Carr's "Eureka!" moment,
when he decided to stake his claim on the site that became "Tacoma City"
and built a cabin on the shores of Commencement Bay.
Read about the historic moment and Job, the man, in this News Tribune article.