Jane Farnham

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Jane Farnham - Part Angeles Evettfflg News, Thursday, * ^ At...
Part Angeles Evettfflg News, Thursday, * ^ At Dungeness Plaque notes settlement to a a A brofiae plaque, mounted on a granite boulder, now stands Hear thebitif/attoungenegSjCom* memoratlng the first settlement in the Dungeness Valley, and the pioneers who built it, Approximately 150 people, many of them descendants of those pioneers, gathered Satur* day afternoon to hear the dedi« cation program conducted by Michael Trebert Chapter, Daughters of the American He. volution and to see the unveil* ing of the historical marker. MASTER OF, CEREMONIES for the dedication was Miss Muriel Muriel A. Glasson, regent of Michael Trebert Chapter,DAR,who made the presentation of the marker. A special guest was Mrs. Vernon Vernon Farnham of Wenatchee, State Regent of the Washington State Society, DAR, who accept. ed the marker for the National Society, commemorating its 75th anniversary. Mrs. Irwin C. Harper of the local DAR chapter, wrote the historical background and planned the dedication program. The bronze marker was purchased purchased by the DAR chapter. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest C. Bigelow Bigelow of Dungeness deeded the his. torical marker site to the Clallam Clallam County Park Department. The Sequim High School Band directed by James Wilson, opened the program. Frank Platt of Post No. 29, the American Legion, gave the invocation. Robert Clark, Clallam County County Treasurer, gave the dedication dedication address, "History of New Dungeness" and pointed out where buildings formerly stood within sight of the marker. ELMER CRITCHFIELD county commissioner, Introduced Introduced the county officers present. present. Mrs. Bigelow, granddaughter of Elliot Cline, and his great- great grandchildren, Scott Macomber, Macomber, Kathryn Kreider and Ellen Kay Clark unveiled the bronze plaque. Its presentation by the DAR followed. The Girls Ensemble of Roo. sevelt Jr. High School sang un. der the direction of Peter Gries. County commissioners helped install the marker on the site prior to the dedication. Others assisting were members of the county road arid park depart* merits. Mrs. Seymour Howard of the county park department and a member of the local DAR chap, ter will have charge of landscaping landscaping the site. Flag bearers at the dedication dedication were Shirley Stolz of Roosevelt Roosevelt Jr. High, and Trudy Well, man of Stevens Junior High School, both State DAR history essay winners. Mrs. Alice B, Hainstockof the DAR worked with Mrs. Harper on the program. Distributing programs were Bette Hainstock, Sandra Winninghoff, M, Roff, Vincent and Cheryl Hobsonfrom Juan de Fuca, Children of the American Revolution. The dedication program was broad, cast over KONP. UNVEILING — Descendants of Elliott Cline, pioneer of Dungeness Valley, unveiled the historical marker dedicated by Michael Trebert Chapter DAR, Saturday afternoon at Dungeness. DAR DEDICATION — Taking part in the dedication program program at Dungeness Saturday were (left to right): Miss Muriel A. Glasson, regent, Michael Trebert Chapter, DAR: Mrs, Irwin C. Harper, DAR historical marker and research chairman; .M^sv^ernon Farnham, state/DAR regent; Mf's. Henry Clln%f Mrs, Lee C. Davis"' fif Port Townsend; and Mrs. Ernest Cline Bigelow. B.C. hostesses visit at Chamber Evelyn Tinkham of KONP brought Ed Norman and a group of hostesses from the British Columbia Ferries system to be introduced at Sequim Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. The girls work with tourists aboard ship and part of their training is a day on the Olym. pic Peninsula to see what is available and have a better idea of how to direct tourist travel in this area. Festival Chaurman Roger Hawley was a guest of the Cham, ber and reported he was well towns next year. He also suggested suggested the possibility of a local JC Club to work on the festival each year. Chamber president Guy Cole announced the next executive board meeting will be held June 1 at 8 p.m., because of the Memorial Memorial Day holiday. The NOCC meeting will be May 24 at 7 p.m. at Poulsbo. Two resolutions from the NOCC were referred to the Chamber executive board; one dealt with change of rates on the Hood Canal bridge and the other with

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  1. Port Angeles Evening News,
  2. 13 May 1965, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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