330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater 98501

The historic Schmidt House was built in 1904 for Leopold F. Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company, his wife and their six children. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Tumwater Register of Historic Places and is within the Tumwater Historic District. The picturesque grounds with native gardens, bronze statues and reflective pool are...Read More »

11th Avenue Southwest, Olympia 98501

The World War II Memorial was authorized in 1995 by the Washington State Legislature. The memorial was dedicated on May 28, 1999, during a patriotic and emotional ceremony that drew a crowd of 5,000. The design features a star-like cluster of five, 14-foot high bronze blades engraved with the names of nearly 6,000 Washington residents who lost their lives in WWII. The...Read More »

416 Sid Snyder Avenue Southwest, Olympia 98501

The Medal of Honor Monument was dedicated on November 7, 1976, to honor those Washington citizens who have received the nation's highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor. The 11½-foot tall granite obelisk is affixed with the Seal of the State of Washington and is inscribed with the names of those Washington citizens who were bestowed this supreme honor. The...Read More »

, Olympia 98501

Historic, Modern & Contemporary Photographs Decorative & Fine Art Photo Products Commercial & Residential Decor Publishing & Licensing ~ Retail & Wholesale Professionals in Photography Since 1978  Celebrating the Legacy of Photographers of Historic & Modern Eras Offering Exclusive Catalogs of their Artwork to New Generations Home of: Shadow Catchers Shadow Catchers...Read More »

608 Washington St. NE , Olympia 98501

The South Sound ESTUARIUM, 608 Washington St. NE, Olympia, is a marine education center featuring South Puget Sound marine creatures in 2 aquariums, a videos room with a variety of marine related topics, interactive activities and interpretive exhibits. Something for all ages. Visitors to the area will enjoy the center, especially if they don't live near saltwater. Open to...Read More »

600 4th Ave E. , Olympia 98501

Woodworking, blacksmithing, fiber arts and ceramics.  Hand-made tools, toys and musical Arbutus Final Colorinstruments.  Growing and preserving food and playing music.  Seasonal festivals, dances and summer camps.  Intergenerational learning, historic preservation and cultural exchanges.   These activities describe the heart of the Arbutus Folk School (pronounced...Read More »

3910 Prestwick Ln SE, Olympia 98501

A small group of local performing arts activists met in early 2004 to discuss the opportunities of marketing and branding a downtown theater district. Representatives from Capitol Playhouse, Harlequin Productions, Olympia Symphony, Olympia Downtown Association, Washington Center and Olympia Arts Commission participated. The result is that the project moved forward with the Arts...Read More »

106 Plaza Dr. NE, Yelm 98597

Yelm is the fastest growing community in Thurston County- Highly attractive and affordable, the Nisqually Valley is comprised of unique, character-filled communities. Prairie Pride and rich history, combined with dedicated citizens generate a wonderful quality of life in Yelm, Rainier, McKenna,Tenino and Roy. Life here remains as energizing and vital today as it was 150 years...Read More »

Winged Victory Circle, Olympia 98501

A monument to American prisoners of war and those missing in action was dedicated in a solemn ceremony at the capitol campus on September 16, 1988. An all night vigil, followed by the release of commemorative balloons, followed the ceremony. Recognition was also given to the POW/MIA flag that is flown regularly on one of three flagpoles near the Legislative Building. The...Read More »
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12819 Yelm Hwy, Olympia 98513

NRWC has 975 electronic slot machines, craps, roulette, blackjack, Pai Gow, three card poker, Keno and Speed Keno. With the absolute best gaming in the area all under one roof, why play anywhere else? Play in the Wind! Nisqually Red Wind Casino offers a complimentary shuttle bus to local area hotels. Local area hotels include: Tumwater, Olympia, Lacey, Yelm and Dupont. The...Read More »