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Long ago in Skokomish Valley: Myron Eells

This story comes from the book “Long Long Ago in Skokomish Valley,” by Emma Richert, published in 1965. Some of Emma’s story is based on selections from Myron Eells’ diaries that had recently been published in the Journal.

“For many decades the residents of Middle Skokomish have voted in ‘Eells Precinct.’ None of the Eells has lived in the Valley for many years now, but may that name ever be retained in memory and honor of a truly outstanding pioneer family. I am overwhelmed by the impossibility of here in a few pages doing justice to the character, the heroic service and accomplishments, and...


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