Lewis 100: Sol Lewis promoted 1920 purchase of City Park land

Apparently Sol Lewis and friend R.B. LeCocq did not themselves subscribe the $2,000 needed to buy the City Park property all in one afternoon, as legend has it. But Lewis, as Lynden Tribune publisher, and LeCocq, as an attorney and city clerk, had plenty to do with the purchase in late 1920. The effort was…

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Calvin Bratt is the editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Calvin at editor@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.