Tag Archive 'Snohomish WA history'

Christmas Greetings from 1901

A newsprint copy of this rare historic photograph of a church service in progress was found in the Methodist church folder on file in the Snohomish Historical Society Archives, with the caption: “1901 was a good year to hold a Christmas pageant. This one at the First Methodist Church in Snohomish came complete with all […]

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Season’s Greetings

This Christmas card, signed by Mary Ursula Lenfest, the eldest sibling of the Blackman brothers, was left behind when the Blackman family heirs sold the home and most of its contents to the Society, over 40 years ago. Mary was born in 1837, of Adam and Mary Blackman, in Bradley, Maine. She married John Lenfest […]

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Walter P. Bell, (1856-1934)

ED ANDERSON, GREAT GRANDSON OF WALTER P. BELL — SNOHOMISH CITY’S FIRST ATTORNEY — DONATES PAPERS AND PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE SNOHOMISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

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The Gift of Edith Blackman’s Album

I couldn’t help wonder while turning the thick pages of the recently acquired Edith Blackman Album — what would have happened to this priceless treasure of local history if our Society and its archives did not exist?

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Steilacoom Historian Visits Snohomish

Joan Curtis, historian and author of “Town on the Sound” the history of Steilacoom, traveled to Snohomish on Sunday to participate in the discussion and exhibition titled, “E. C. Ferguson in Steilacoom, 1858-59.”

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