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Elizabeth's Experience at The Bradford House

October 25, 2020 | By Elizabeth Galligan | Bradford House Historical Association

"The Bradford House became the one place where I could escape every problem I had, and helping with events became very therapeutic for me."

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History Repeating

March 14, 2019 | By Emily Fox; Inspired by a story from Emily Richard | Bradford House Historical Association

As Paula Anderson surveyed the dozens of coats, dresses, undergarments, and sundry waiting to be cataloged, she realized it was going to be a daunting task. Who could assist her with this job?

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Rachel Gladden & the Bradford House: A Love Story

June 08, 2018 | By Dorothy Tecklenburg | Bradford House Historical Association

Rachel Gladden had to do something, so she did what she does best.  She baked apple pies, and sold them on the street in Washington to raise money for the David Bradford House.

 “Those were bleak times,” she sighed. “The House had some hard years, we were at a low ebb. We kept trying to find people in the community to help.”

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If Houses Could Speak…

July 16, 2015 | By Dorothy Tecklenburg | Bradford House Historical Association

I am history. I am tall and stately and, if I say so myself, I am again as beautiful as I once was. But the world can be challenging, and there was a time when I thought my life was over.

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