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What’s the Deal With: Knute Aker’s obelisk?

Ferndale monument marks homestead of 19th century farmer

According to Janene Aker, Knute Aker’s granddaughter-in-law, the obelisk, pictured here on March 24, cannot be taken down because it is a covenant on the property, which is no longer owned by the Aker family. (Jaya Flanary/Cascadia Daily News)
By Jaya Flanary Digital Editor/Designer
Just west of the Guide Meridian in Ferndale on West Wiser Lake Road sits a granite obelisk, nearly d
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