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The Birth of the Wedgwood Community Council

In 1955 newlyweds Frank and Dorothy Brancato moved to the Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle, beginning decades of service in local schools, church and community work. In the 1980s when the Brancato children were grown and Frank was retired from … Continue reading

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Celebration of Life: Dorothy Brancato

On October 19, 2013, friends and family gathered to celebrate the life of Dorothy Brancato who resided in the Wedgwood neighborhood for more than fifty years. Dorothy gave gifts of unique investment in the lives of all those she touched. … Continue reading

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Wedgwood’s Apron Ladies

Up until 1960 a woodsy corner of Wedgwood called the Maple Creek ravine was still protected from development.¬† The Rogers ¬†family who began living there in the 1930s kept some of their land as a nature preserve and then slowly … Continue reading

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