Tri-City Ledger -

By Russell Brown
Guest Writer 

Sampley ran the mill; was member of I.O.O.F


July 11, 2019

At Century’s ASHS Museums treasures abound. Although the monetary value of almost everything here is minimal, the historical merit of many items cannot be measured because they offer unique windows to our past. One artifact placed on a glass shelf among several other trinkets here is a small ring of keys. It is typical of most, attached are a few keys to unknown doors and locks. But, also on the ring is a brass fob, and engraved on the fob is a simple epitaph: Levi Sampley 1935 I.O.O.F. Lodge. Such things stir my curiosity and make me think “Huh”.

Levi Sampley was a sawmill man....

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