Share ….there was the Army Air Service. The United States Army Air Service was the forerunner of the Air Force and established in May, 1918 after the United States entered World War I. The first U.S. aviation squadron to reach France was the 1st Aero Squadron, an observation unit, which arrived in France in September, […]
Share Check out all the relief carvings behind the statue (ladder, shovel, compass, level, etc.). If this isn’t an example of a Mason, then I don’t know what is.
Share Martin W. Hubbard was the first postmaster of Hubbard from 1850 – 1887. Hubbard started his work career as a logger before becoming the postmaster. Local mail was distributed from his home and any mail heading to Seattle, was rowed across Lake Washington. Interestingly enough, research has shown that most loggers at that […]
Share Little is known about this marker raised… “…In sweet memory of Ada, beloved wife of W. H. Plachy. July 10, 1869 – July 22, 1895” Ada was 26 years old when she died. Her husband was a civil engineer and the first water pipeline surveyor for the Seattle area. Note: the piano shown is […]
Share Below is an unfamiliar carving that looks very much like a Finnish family crest. It was found on a Woodmen of the World headstone dedicated to David Lunden, born 1875 in Finland. Lunden later emigrated to the US to find work in the Black Diamond coal mines. On November 6, 1910, an explosion rocked the Lawson Mine, […]