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Tag: Crafts of the Past


“Crafts of the Past” brings live artisans to Fort Nisqually museum every weekend

As if there weren’t enough history already at Fort Nisqually, the historical open-air museum at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park now has live artisans every weekend in summer.  They’ll be demonstrating and displaying 19th-century craftforms like blacksmithing and puppetry in a cool program called “Crafts of the Past.”

One month into the program and there’s been a lot to see already – but luckily for us, many of the artisans are returning in late July and August. They’ll be at their posts all day on Saturdays and Sundays, showing what they do and helping others do the same (except

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