If Walls Could Talk: The Bussell Family – Part 1

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Bussell Home, ca. 1910, Image from the Seattle Historical Photograph Collection
Bussell Home, ca. 1910, Image from the Seattle Historical Photograph Collection

It all began with a picture of a house.
I was researching a recent addition to our Seattle Historical Photograph Collection and all I had to go on was the name “Bussell” on the back of the photograph. Quick searches in HistoryLink and the Seattle Times historical newspaper database revealed it to be the Madrona home of Charles Baner Bussell, a prominent figure in Seattle history. Continue reading “If Walls Could Talk: The Bussell Family – Part 1”