Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


March 30, 2017

April 5, 1917: Wellcome, head of one of the largest wholesale drug concerns in England and the United Kingdom, accompanied by his valet, was in Wrangell from Monday morning till Wednesday afternoon, when he sailed for Seattle on the Spokane. He stopped off in Wrangell for the purpose of adding to his collection of photographic views of the Northland. Mr. Wellcome is one of the men who originally backed Father Duncan in his effort to civilize the natives of Old Metlakahtla when the tribe moved to the American side and settled at their present town of Metlakahtla. For the past three months Mr...

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