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McMenamins Elks Temple History Pub: Storm Warning: Historic Weather in the Evergreen State

McMenamins Elks Temple 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

Local broadcaster and historian Feliks Banel explores our region’s darkest weather days and most infamous storms. With archival photos, radio, and TV clips, Banel takes us back in time to hear stories of those who survived some of the worst Pacific Northwest weather in recorded history. Banel explores how these storms can revive our shared > Continue Reading

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Elks Temple History Pub

McMenamins Elks Temple 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

Frederick Law Olmsted, his two sons and the Olmsted Bros. landscape architecture firm left a huge imprint across all of America, in both urban and rural settings. This combination film screening and public lecture will detail that legacy, in words and images. Portland based public historian and writer/producer Laurence Cotton originated and served as Consulting > Continue Reading

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Elks Temple History Pub

McMenamins Elks Temple 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

Elks Temple History Pub: Shipwrecks, Legends, and Lost Treasures Presented by Scott Williams, Archeologist FREE and open to the public, all ages welcome. The north Oregon coast abounds with tales of mysterious shipwrecks, lost castaways, pirates, and sailing vessels. Join Scott Williams to hear historical and archaeological evidence for shipwrecks and survivors pre-dating European and > Continue Reading

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Elks Temple History Pub: The Maury Island Incident

McMenamins Elks Temple 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

See this locally produced film about a reported UFO incident in Puget Sound! Based on declassified FBI documents, The Maury Island Incident tells the incredible, tragic and forgotten story of Harold Dahl, who on June 21, 1947, alleged a UFO sighting at Maury Island. This event sparked “the summer of the saucers,” the modern era > Continue Reading

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