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