Seattle! We had a wonderful response to the Lochkelden
Centennial, and it was indeed a great pleasure to meet
Special thanks to
the City of Seattle, Department of Neighborhoods for financial
and logistical support for the Lochkelden Centennial.
Also special thanks to Leonard
Garfield (Director of MOHAI) & Allan Seidenverg of MOHAI for
their gracious and knowledgeable tours of the Lochkelden Mansion
throughout the day.
Allan Seidenverg of MOHAI
Thanks also to our many other event participants,
The Duwamish Tribe, Vital Spark, Last Resort Fire Department,
James Bacon (Model T Club) The International Sung Hak Choir, The
Blue Four Trio, John Engerman, and Ivars with their "divine"
There is also an unseen
list of those we need to thank, and it is very long, but you
know who you are. Because of you all, Lochkelden was
able to shine for Seattle once more.
Leonard Garfield welcoming guests and guiding one of the many
Amy Johnson & Leonard Garfield
We also wish to
extend a heartfelt thanks to the Denny descendant's group whose
support and involvement was indispensable: Brewster Denny
and his daughter Maria Denny, descendants of Arthur Denny; Earl Cahail, descendant of Alice
Kellog Denny; Amy Johnson, descendant of David Denny;
Greg, Cathy & Ned Palmer, descendants of Edith Denny Lamping.
Leonard Garfield, Brewster Denny, Earl Cahail, Allan Seidenverg
Special thanks also to
The Duwamish Tribe, and Cecile Hansen, descendant of Chief
Seattle, for sharing with us your heritage in spirit, song and dance,
and even native recipes. We also share your cherished dream of
building your new cultural center and Long House.
This website will
continue to explore Seattle's roots, heritage and amazing
stories for the site archives. What our pioneers planted
continues to grow even today.
coming weeks and months, and as the Carriage House is rebuilt,
we hope to have more exciting news and details available on
limited public use of the facilities and estate grounds for
group events or weddings. Stay tuned.
For those of
you that brought with you old stories,
memories and photos of Lochkelden, please reach us again through
"contact" link and we'll
meet again to properly preserve your gems for posterity.
Seagrave Firetruck displayed by the
Last Resort Fire Department
Fire "Ladies",, Julie Burgess & Sarah Nishioka
James Bacon, Model T Club
Vital Spark, with John & Joellen Hope
The Blue 4 Trio