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FIHS 124th Anniversary and Washington's Birthday Celebration Potluck

Join us on Saturday, February 22nd at 5:30pm for our anniversary and annual Washington's Birthday celebration. This is a members only event. (Memberships will be available at the door.)

This fun evening will include a report from our all-island historian, a chance to participate in a sing-along, games/quiz, and the much loved cherry desserts.


Leap Day Book Sale! Buy 1, Get 1 Free

   February 29th - Leap Day Book Sale! Buy 1, Get 1 Free

Author Book Signing

Save the date:  Sunday, March 15th

Stephanie Lile, the current Director of the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor has written a book for children, So Many Fish!,  based on the true story of the Purse Seiners, "Avalon" and "Phyllis T" that worked out of Gig Harbor.  She will be speaking and signing books from 1:30 - 2:30pm. Our Museum Store will be selling these beautifully illustrated books and some will be available that day for purchase and signing.

Author Book Signing

Save the Date: Sunday, May 3rd

Jim Erickson, a Tacoma author, has written Memories of Mount St. Helens which will be published in March, 2020 by Arcadia Publishing.  We're very pleased to have him speak and sign books during May which is the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.  He will be at the Museum from 1:30 - 3:00pm.