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The Way We Were


February 23, 2017

February 22, 1917: Silas Silverman, son of Sam Silverman, the well known mining man, arrived from the south on the Spokane last Thursday evening and sailed for Seattle on the Princess Sophia the next evening. Mr. Silverman is at present engaged in mining with his father at Sydney Inlet on Vancouver Island. He made the hurried trip to Wrangell for the purpose of bonding some properties on the Stikine at Devil’s Elbow and Glenora where he will begin operations as soon as the river is open to navigation. There are many rumors of other mining activities along the Stikine the coming season.


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