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Go back in time to the Job Carr days

Blacksmithing, gold-panning, butter churning and fiddle playing – if you have a yen for the days of Job Carr and Tacoma’s beginnings, then take yourself to Old Town Park this Saturday to step back in time. The Job Carr Living History Festival re-enacts the pioneer days for one afternoon in the park adjacent to the Job Carr Cabin Museum – and it’s all free.

“It’s like the Job Carr Days back in 2004-05, only shorter,” says Kathy Westlin, program director at the Museum, which preserves the home and history of Tacoma’s first permanent non-native settler, Job Carr. The Festival

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