Preserving the past for the future. 

General Operating Support

Your gift for general operating support goes toward supporting the ongoing activities of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, including education programming, artifact conservation and historical interpretation.

Some of the ways the Foundation supports Fort Nisqually Living History Museum . . .

  Artifacts                                                              The Foundation provided funding for the

   professional restoration of the Fort's

   historic 19th century buggy. This mode of

   transportation would have been typical of

   what Dr. William Fraser Tolmie would have used in the 19th century around Fort Nisqually. 


Children's Activities

A highlight of each year's Brigade Encampment is a Punch and Judy performance for children of all ages. Funding from the Foundation allowed our Punch performer, Kelsey Boyce, to attend advanced training in London, England. Her shows continue to enthrall visitors year after year.


Building Preservation

The Foundation provided funding for the restoration of the 1850 Granary building in 2014. The restoration of the 1855 Factor's House won national (American Association of State and Local History) and state (Washington Museums Association) awards for preservation excellence in 2004. 

Events

For the past twenty years the Foundation has provided financial support to the Candlelight Tour, Brigade Encampment, Christmas Regale and all the Living History Special Event Days throughout the year.

Research

The Foundation was instrumental in the furnishing of Fort Nisqually's Research Library. Thanks to generous donors, the Foundation purchased a microfilm reader, computer, book shelves, filing cabinets and other media items necessary to facilitate the ongoing study of northwest history.


Donate

If you would prefer to contribute to the General Operating Fund by mail please send a check to:

Fort Nisqually Foundation
5400 N Pearl Street, #11
Tacoma, WA 98407

Thank you!



FORT NISQUALLY FOUNDATION  

5400 N. Pearl St. #11, Tacoma, WA 98407

Email Us: Info@FortNisquallyFoundation.org


© 2016 Fort Nisqually Foundation,
a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


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