Sewing to Sowing Living History Day

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April 27
11am - 4pm

Take a trip back in time with the re-enactors of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum during the spring planting season.

Discover what 1855 was like while exploring the fort's buildings and visiting with re-enactors in 1850s attire who will be waiting to share their knowledge and skills with you.
Activities for the whole family include:
•1800s-style games
•Butter churning
•Laundry techniques
•A garden talk in the fort's heritage garden
• View demonstrations of a Wheeler & Wilson sewing machine. 

Fort Nisqually is a living history museum where volunteers and staff, in period clothing, demonstrate the crafts of the 19th century and engage visitors in historic dialogue.

This Hudson’s Bay Company trading post was the first non-Native settlement on Puget Sound.  Explore the award winning restoration of the fort’s National Historic Landmark buildings, try your hand at 19th century games and discover what life was like before electricity!

Come explore the first European settlement on Puget Sound!