The original Olympia Brewery brewhouse
|Town or city||Tumwater, Washington|
|Part of||Tumwater Historic District (#78002782)|
|Added to NRHP||May 22, 1978|
The Olympia Brewery brewhouse is at the base of the Tumwater Falls in Tumwater, Washington. The original buildings, constructed in 1896 and reconstructed in 1906, were once the manufacturing site for Olympia Beer. They have long served as a landmark for local residents and drivers along Interstate 5. A new brewery was built in 1934, uphill from the original brewhouse. Brewing operations in a modern plant on the site ended in 2003.
The brewery has been for sale since the collapse of a real estate deal with a bottled water company in 2007. After condemning previous owners' water rights in April 2008, the cities of Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater took possession of water rights once held by the former Olympia Brewing Company.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- Illustrated history of the Olympia Brewery, BreweryGems.com. Retrieved 5/12/08.
- "Olympia Brewery up for sale again", OregonLive.com. Retrieved 5/12/08.
- "Cities pay for water rights to old brewery", AOL.com. Retrieved 5/12/08.
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