Edmonds Historical Museum Blog

Durbin Drive & Edmonds’ First Department Store

Adapted from Research Corner, by Kathe Hall Published in the Museum's Quarterly Member Newsletter the Museum Light February 2003 In the beginning of 1925, George Quincy Durbin and his wife, Althea moved to Edmonds. Shortly after, their daughter Shirley, her husband...

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Wilson Declares War & Edmonds Rallies its Citizens

The citizens of Edmonds immediately organized to meet the challenges of the coming months. Those citizens who knew they would not be eligible to join one of the armed services formed a citizens group: the Home Guard Association. The petition for this group stated,...

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An Edmonds Childhood

William Kingdon and Vadner Gessner were married on August 29, 1891 at Quilcene, Jefferson County, Washington. In 1893 they traveled to Edmonds where William worked with O.C. Sorensen in logging operations before moving away for a short period of time, returning to...

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