Looking Back: Park closed after sewage plant overflows

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 3:00AM

100 years ago Mrs. Amanda Jane Hannah, a Coupeville pioneer better known as Grandma Hannah, died. She was born in Franklin County, Penn. in 1835, and was 80 at the time of her death. She came to Coupeville in the fall of 1868 and married Benjamin C. Hannah on April 5, 1869. Mr. Hannah had crossed the plains in 1849 to California during the first “gold excitement,” where he followed various occupations before moving to Coupeville and setting up a homestead in 1858.


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Looking Back: Young boy OK after being thrown in front of horses

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

100 years ago Fifty-six turkeys met their fate at the shootout at George Case’s country home. It was reported that all attendees enjoyed themselves, and a lunch was served by Mrs. Case. Chas. Wolfsen was the best shot, carrying away six birds. Mayor Ely went away with two.


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