Author Jan Pierson, right, poses with Helen Knoechel, who worked as a housekeeper in the Kennicott home as a teenager. Knoechel is featured prominently in an updated release of Pierson’s book “Prohibition, Prostitution and Presbyterian Pews.” The book tells behind-the-scenes stories from inside the old Kennicott home in Chehalis and the associated misadventures of life in hardscrabble Lewis County from the early 20th century.
Author Jan Pierson, right, poses with Helen Knoechel, who worked as a housekeeper in the Kennicott home as a teenager. Knoechel is featured prominently in an updated release of Pierson’s book “Prohibition, Prostitution and Presbyterian Pews.” The book tells behind-the-scenes stories from inside the old Kennicott home in Chehalis and the associated misadventures of life in hardscrabble Lewis County from the early 20th century. jnailon@chronline.com Jordan Nailon
Author Jan Pierson, right, poses with Helen Knoechel, who worked as a housekeeper in the Kennicott home as a teenager. Knoechel is featured prominently in an updated release of Pierson’s book “Prohibition, Prostitution and Presbyterian Pews.” The book tells behind-the-scenes stories from inside the old Kennicott home in Chehalis and the associated misadventures of life in hardscrabble Lewis County from the early 20th century. jnailon@chronline.com Jordan Nailon

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