"On Christmas Day of 1864 in company with Mr. Billings and three or four others, I went fishing. As we went along in our canoe, we came opposite where Tacoma now stands. I raised on my feet and exclaimed ‘Eureka, Eureka’ and told my companions there was my claim."
—Job Carr, 1887
Job Carr Cabin Museum is hiring!
Our Executive Director is retiring at the end of 2017. Congratulations Mary!
We are currently accepting applications to fill this part-time position.
More information is available on our About the Cabin page.
2017 Poster Contest Winners!
Our annual Poster Contest winners are posted on our Cabin Events page.
Thank you to everyone who participated - your creativity is inspiring!
The winning design will be featured on this year's Pioneer Days Festival poster - watch for it around town!
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Have a question or want to schedule your visit?
Call the Cabin Office at 253-627-5405.
See and hear how visitors have fun with history at Job Carr Cabin Museum.