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788 NW Alexander St
Coupeville, WA 98239

October 2023

Candace Wellman at Island County Museum and the Coupeville Library

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coupeville Public Library, 788 NW Alexander St
Coupeville, WA 98239
Banner with photo of Candace Wellman and the Man of Treacherous Charm book cover

Candace Wellman will be at the Coupeville Public Library in an event sponsored by the library and Island County Museum to talk about Washington Territorial Justice Edmund C. Fitzhugh. Appointed to Washington Territory’s District and Supreme Courts in 1857 despite being under indictment for murder and only marginally qualified for the position, Fitzhugh’s biography offers unique insights into the people, personalities, politics, and practices of the territory and the 19th century American West. Wellman spent more than two decades researching…

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