Tacoma Historical Society is hosting their 2nd Annual “DESTINY” Dinner & Auction – “A Streetcar Named Destiny”, Sunday October 12, 2008 at the Tacoma Yacht Club. be sure to save the date for this exciting event! The Society will host this annual fundraising event from 4 – 8 pm. Brian Kamens and Morgan Alexander will speak about Tacoma’s streetcars – how the streetcars played an important transportation role in early Tacoma and how they might return. The auction features a unique jewelry piece created by Steph Farber of LeRoy Jewelers. Farber is re-creating the famous “Star of Destiny” which Allen C. Mason penned in the late 1800s and used as a promotion to attract people to our wonderful city. Other auction items include a driving tour of Tacoma’s former streetcar system; historic photos of Tacoma; a Lionel K-line trolley set and a 2-hour historic harbor cruise aboard the Destiny cruise ship.
Tacoma Historical Society operates an Exhibit Center, monthly public programs and the annual Historic Homes of Tacoma Tour. For additional information call 253-472-3738, visit www.tacomahistory.org or email email@example.com