The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

New book chronicles 'Early Monroe'

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Pinterest icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Monroe, proudly named after the fifth president of the United States (and because the Postal Service demanded one-word names), became a city with the coming of the railroad in 1893.
Before that "Park Place" was just a ragtag outpost of settlers, lumbermen and farmers, in the fertile river valley.
Monroe's colorful past is chronicled in Washington native Dexter Taylor's book, "Early Monroe."
Taylor will give a presentation on his book and talk about the city's history at the Monroe Historical Society's membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Monroe Fire Station, 163 Village Court.
Taylor combed through hundreds of photos, distilling them down to about 250 for the book, and researching each one for background information.
The event is free and open to the public and the evening begins with refreshments and the book-signing at 6:30 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m.
Copies of "Early Monroe," which lists at $21.99, will be for sale.
For more information, call 360-217-7223 or go to
Herald staff
Story tags » BooksMonroeSnohomish County history

More Life Headlines


Weekend to-do list

Our to-do list full of ideas for your weekend


Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.