The Olympia Downtown Association, in collaboration with the Olympia Heritage Commission and the Olympia Historical Society, is pleased to facilitate a greater understanding of Olympia, it’s people and their stories, through this project.

Funding provided through the Thurston County Heritage Grant Program with additional financial support from the Olympia Downtown Association.


Project Coordinator
Connie Lorenz

Edward Echtle

Olympia Heritage Commission Liason
Jennifer Kenny

Consulting Historians
Drew Crooks
Lynn Erickson
Mark Foutch
Shanna Stevenson
Lanny Weaver

In memory of Roger Easton (1937-2012)
Historian, Preservationist and Friend

Special Thanks to
Helix Group
Williams Group