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Wells House needs to be part of our future

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I had a delightful visit Wednesday with two members of the committee working on restoration of Wells House on the Wenatchee Valley College campus.

Jean Towers and Teri St. Jean were kind enough to fill me in on the ambitious plans for making this historic house an integral part of the Wenatchee Valley.

The future the group envisions involves hosting receptions, weddings and business meetings at the home, which was built by W.T. Clark, the developer of the Highline Canal as well as being a significant player in the early days of the fruit industry. 

Improvements are being made and the group is applying for grants and seeking other funding.

The mansion, located between 5th and 9th streets on the college campus, is a treasure. But it was built in 1909 and thus needs significant electrical and plumbing upgrades. 

The organization, affiliated with the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, has a nifty Facebook page (search for Wells House Wenatchee) and a growing list of supporters. 

The Wells House is an important part of the regional heritage and should be a vital part of our future. If you'd like to become a friend of the Wells House or learn how you can rent the facility, contact Kris Bassett (669-5747) or contact the museum (888-6241).