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Skagit’s Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate 100th year

The Ann Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution had a surprise keynote speaker highlighting their 100th anniversary celebration Saturday: Adda Gaches, founding Chapter Regent. Of course, it was a reenactment, since there were no video, much less internet, connections in 1921 when the only chapter in Skagit County formed in Mount Vernon.

The January installation was at “the home of Mrs. Roger Hannaford, overlooking the famous La Conner Flats,” the chapter historian recounted.

At the celebration at the Skyline Beach Club in Anacortes Saturday, Susie Deyo appeared in a 10 m...


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