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What’s the Deal With: The Axtell House?

Former home of famous female politician now apartments

Frances Cleveland Axtell was one of the first women elected to the Washington State Legislature. She lived in the now-called Axtell House for 40 years.
Frances Cleveland Axtell was one of the first women elected to the Washington State Legislature. She lived in the now-called Axtell House for 40 years. (Charlotte Alden/Cascadia Daily News)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
The property at 413 E. Maple St. is grand and colorful for an apartment building.   That’s becaus
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