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Puyallup Events (Jan 9-15)

January 9, 2017 Puyallup

Happy Monday, welcome to a new week in Puyallup! This week is bustling with different events, and we hope that you take the time to check out activities going on in the community. Daffodil Valley Volkssport Walk Looking for a way to get active and make friends along the way? This week join the Puyallup area walking club for a stroll in downtown Tacoma. Schedule • Wed 1/11/17 at 9:15 am  • Wed 1/18/17 at 9:15 am An excerpt from the club websiteRead More

Ezra Meeker History & Photos

September 23, 2015 Downtown, Puyallup

Ezra Meeker, was born December 29, 1830 in Huntsville, Ohio, the son of Jacob Meeker and Phoebe Meeker. By the time he was 10 years old, the Meeker family had moved to Indiana, near Indianapolis. Even at this young age, Ezra Meeker had a pioneering spirit, insisting he walk and explore; he walked nearly every step to Indiana. In 1851, he married his childhood sweetheart, Eliza Jane Sumner, and together they headed out west in search of land. After aRead More

Places To Visit Today in Puyallup

The weather today in Puyallup is amazing and that means you need to get out of the house and have some fun. If you’re new to Puyallup or just moved here – then give these main places to visit a try. It’s a short list but covers all the big places you must see and what better time then now to go see them! Puyallup Fair People come from all over to see the semi-annual Puyallup Fair! It was votedRead More

Historic Meeker Mansion

The Meeker Mansion in Puyallup is one of the cities most treasured attractions. Born near Huntsville, Ohio on December 29, 1830 in a log cabin, Ezra Meeker life spanned a period of almost a century in which he lived to see a nation of 13 million spread to the far Pacific with the population increasing 10 times. He took a noticeable role in the expansion and development. (Ezra Meeker history & photos) Career Ezra Meeker was a trailblazer, author andRead More