Proposed Memorials

The Completed Projects 2017-2018

1. Steilacoom-3 sites:
Steilacoom Historical Museum Association-Voyage of Discovery
Pioneer Park- Historic Waters
Saltars Point Park- Crossroads of Discovery

2.. Vancouver Notch: Washington State Committee on Geographic Names Approved Proposal on October 23, 2015
On 1 December 2015, The Washington State Department of Natural Resources Board approved Vancouver Notch as an official name. The US Board on Geographic Names denied my Proposal based on new coordinates which put the feature in a Wilderness Area. January 3, 2017, the WA Board rescinded its approval to denial status.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Steilacoom Installs New Memorial Signage

The Peter Puget Memorial Project is very happy to see the new signage installation erected at 2 Steilacoom City Parks of Pioneer Orchard Park and Saltars Point Park. These new Memorials honor the Voyage of Discovery, Captain George Vancouver and Lt Peter Puget's exploration of the southern waters of Puget Sound in May 1792.

Historic Waters is at Pioneer Orchard Park

There are so many people to thank on this project. Mayor of Steilacoom, Ron Lucas gave the go ahead from the first meeting back in Nov 2014. City Council Member-Nancy Henderson, Native Indian Artist-Carol Geidel, Jenny Roholt-Graphic Designer, WinsorFireform in Tumwater WA. who constructed the permanent signage and the Steilacoom Parks Department for the final installation. I am very grateful for everyone's participation, enthusiasm and dedication to documenting Steilacoom's history.  A special thank you for Marine artists John Horton and Steve Mayo for permission to use their beautiful artwork  depicting the Voyage of Discovery.                                                                                                               

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