A South Sound history through words and pictures
100 YEARS AGO TODAY: JUNE 28, 1912
Tacoma is to be the headquarters for an enterprise that is expected to bring large revenues to it as the demand increases for the beautiful bulb plants, trees and other flora grown in Japan. The Oriental Nursery company has been organized by M.H. Matsuo, the representative here of the Japanese government, as general manager. The company has opened headquarters in the Perkins building, room 133.
75 YEARS AGO TODAY: JUNE 28, 1937
Students of the Red Cross aquatic school now in progress at Hicks Lake, assisted by the well-known Sons of Neptune, Portland Red Cross lifesaving unit, thrilled a large crown of spectators with their annual regatta at the lake yesterday.
50 YEARS AGO TODAY: JUNE 28, 1962
A preliminary plan for a large residential development in Steilacoom won approval of the Steilacoom Planning Commission last night and will be recommended to the Town Council for acceptance. The commission gave their blessing to a preliminary re-play of the Cherrydale Addition – with 197 building sites.