Lakewood in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Western State Hospital Historical Cemetery, 1876-1953
May they rest in peace, with dignity and respect.
Erected 2003 by Pierce County Parks and Recreation, Lakewood Historical Society and The State of Washington.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Places • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 47° 10.436′ N, 122° 33.536′ W. Marker is in Lakewood, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on Dresden Lane South West, 0.1 miles north of Angle Lane South West, on the right when traveling east. Next to the off leash dog park, across from the big red historical barns. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakewood WA 98498, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Two-Story Log House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lakewood Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); 36th Airlift Squadron Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Loadmasters Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); POW/MIA Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); F-16 Fighting Falcon (approx. 4.4 miles away); Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakewood.
Additional keywords. Fort Steilacoom
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2010, by Beth Bowen of Lakewood, Washington. This page has been viewed 3,059 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Beth Bowen of Lakewood, Washington. 3. submitted on September 10, 2011, by Laurel Lemke of Lakewood, Washingtno. 4, 5. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Beth Bowen of Lakewood, Washington. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.