Island Historical Cruise
On September 24, 2016 The Carlisle II is returning for
the annual Historical Cruise Around Fox Island, aboard the
Carlisle II, one of only two remaining operational Mosquito Fleet
vessels. Dr. Phil Cravens will be the narrator on the two hour
cruise around the island. A sack lunch will be included in the
ticket price. Tickets are sold out for this year's event, but plans
are being made for the 2017 Boat Cruise.
For more information,
please visit the museum's website: www.foxislandmuseum.org or call
Karen Kretschmer at 253-514-5884.
Fox Island Historical Cruise Fundraiser
Sunday, August 14, 2005
The Historical Society held a fun-filled cruise around Fox Island,
on the boat "My Girl".
Food and libations were offered. The cruise lasted approximately one
hour. The cruise departed from the FI Yacht Club dock. The cost was
$40 per person.
Photo by John Ohlson
Photo by John Ohlson
Island residents learned about
historical landmarks on the Island, and heard tales from Fox
Island's past. The luxury
yacht "My Girl" departed from the Fox Island Yacht Club
dock, located on Cedrona Bay.
September 25, 2015
The Fox Island Historical Society reinstituted our annual Boat
Cruise Around Fox Island aboard the Carlisle II in 2015 after a 10
year absence of this event. It was a huge success.
August 26, 2001
The Museum sponsored an annual Cruise Boat Trip around Fox Island.
First Cruise at 1 O'clock, second cruise at 3 PM. An approximately one
hour trip around Fox Island in an historic old boat. This boat is our favorite. Old classic lines and with
lots of room. The curator of the Fox Island Museum will narrate the trip as it
circles the Island.
Curator, George Miller was on board to point out the various historical
points of Fox Island. A great way to show all your friends Fox Island. Included
in the price of the trip was an 11 X 14 frameable Map of Fox Island. Cost of the
trip was $12.50 for Adults and $7.50 for Children 12 and under. Toddlers free.
2000 Cruise A Success!
The Fox Island Historical Society held it's annual historical cruise of Fox
Island's shoreline on August 27, 2000. George Miller narrated the voyage,
providing historical facts and stories about the various landmarks and buildings
on Fox Island.
The event was well attended, with two sailings at 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
Cruise passengers anxiously await
George Miller, on the bridge
The "Spirit of '76" was our ship for the 2000 Historical Cruise.
The old Fox Island Ferry Landing, at 9th & Fox Drive
Tanglewood Island lighthouse, with the Chapel on Echo Bay in the
The Fox Island Concrete Dock fishing pier, with the Tacoma Narrows bridge in the