Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


January 5, 2017

January 4: 1917: Wrangell, which has for years had the name of being the original one-horse town, now has a greater dignity, according to William G. Thomas, United States commissioner at Wrangell, who is at the Frye. The town already has two horses, one does the community’s dray work and the other, which is attached to the mill, in its spare time carries the residents their wood and coal. So great is the prosperity of Wrangell that in the spring there will be need of a motor truck. Mr. Thomas, whose duties include many of those performed by county officials in the states, came to Seattle...

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