Why do we remember Lady Vestey?

In conjunction with the traditional activities associated with Memorial Day, members of the Superior community each year remember the legacy of a stenographer from their community. Though she traveled the world looking after the interests of her employer, she never forgot her home town.

When Evelene Brodstone arrived in Superior in 1878, the town contained about 10 buildings and 50 inhabitants. The newcomers were welcomed by a community ambitious to grow, but the three-year-old Brodstone girl was no cause for special attention.

There was no reason to suspect Evelene would obtain a successful b...


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