Margaret McCombs Story
By Carolyn Frye
April 18, 2007
I really enjoyed reading this story. You know those pioneers
were made of something special. It's hard to believe the work
they did just to survive. Yet, it was a wonderful life in so
many ways. Kids today don't have the opportunity to explore,
make the decisions, be with nature. It was a different life.
College Place, WA
Received April 18, 2007 - Published April 18, 2007
About: "I am a friend
of Yvonna and used to live in Ketchikan. I always enjoy reading
some of the pioneer stories, and this is no exception."
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Margaret Griffin McCombs: "Free
to Roam" A Feature
Story By LOUISE BRINCK HARRINGTON - "In my memory I've been
revisiting the old family homestead which was located two miles
from the village of Kasaan," Margaret Griffin McCombs wrote
in her 1989 memoirs. "A footpath through stands of timber
followed the beach leading to the 'ranch.' Someone had built
a one-room log cabin on this site, and then abandoned it. So
the Griffin family moved in and tried to eke out a living"
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