James C. Langley

James C. Langley

  As Spring rains continue, we thought you might get a chuckle from these 1919 real estate advertisements of James C. Langley, aka ‘Fidelity Jim’, nephew of Judge James Weston Langley, the man for whom the town of Langley is named.  One of the longer ads...
Anton Myre Anderson

Anton Myre Anderson

It was August, 1904, and it was hot the day that Anton Myre Anderson debarked from the steamer Fairhaven onto the Langley dock with his wife, Josephine, his nine-year-old son, Otto, and his two-year-old daughter, Alma. They had come from Everett with all their worldly...
Sarah Ball

Sarah Ball

While the Hinman brothers were busy developing the town of Clinton, a 51-year-old widow named Sarah Ann Eldridge Taylor Ball was busy creating an exceptional farm by homesteading 160 acres about two miles inland, overlooking Deer Lake. It is estimated that about 12...