SweetBriar/SweetBriar Bride Author:Brenda Wilbee The Boren and the Denny families migrated west from Cherry Grove, Illinois, in the year 1851, where destiny carved fro them a place in history - That of being the founders of one the worlds busiest deepwater seaports: Seattle, Washington. — Louisa Bornen carried with youersome sweetbriar seeds. They were her promise of spring, of better times. ... more »Today Seattle spreads over the carved-out forests, and sweetbriar grows wild along the beaches, tiny bits of pink in the spring green, a gentile reminder of days before.
So much of what is Seattle is because of the Denny family. Street names are the most obvious: Denny Way, James Street, Boren Avenue. Other things, not quite so obvious but well recognized, are some of the city parks, Denny Hill, and the University of Washington.
This is two books in one. "Sweet Briar" and "Sweet Briar Bride"« less