Just a reminder about this Saturday night’s “Then & Now” presentation on the naming of Gedney/Hat Island at Langley United Methodist Hall at 7 p.m.
The following Saturday, July 1, it’s a double-header with two presentations on local history.
From 4 to 5 p.m. on July 1 at the South Whidbey Commons bookstore in Langley, SWHS President Bill Haroldson will give an author presentation on the “Fishing Resorts of South Whidbey” and “The Big One That Got Away. ” Copies of his book (which benefits the Historical Society) will be on hand for sale.
Then at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Brown Church (corner of French Rd. and Maxwelton, George Miller presents part II on the pioneer families of the lower Maxwelton Valley. This presentation will cover the Burley family, with descendant and offshoot familes including the Wildes, the Kinskies, the Grubbs, and the Crawfords.
Admission for both events is free.