Gig Harbor's history in a nutshell l more
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Explore the history of Gig Harbor and its surrounding waters through the people and their lifestyles in our on-line exhibits. Journey into the past where you'll meet pioneer families and women who played a role in the growth of area communities, learn about commercial fishing and some of the families who have made their living in the industry, explore steamboating on south Puget Sound and learn about the famous Mosquito Fleet, and take a tour of the rise and fall and rise again of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Click on the links below to explore the history of the Gig Harbor Peninsula and its people.











Harbor History Museum, formerly the Gig Harbor Peninsula History Museum
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