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'Images of America' series publisher releases new Mercer Island book
Island Books is selling Arcadia Publishing's new "Mercer Island" book, a collection of 200 historical black and white pictures dating back to the late 1800s. The 128-page book is part of the "Images of America" series, titles documenting cities and small towns across the country.
Longtime Mercer Island resident Priscilla Ledbetter Padgett, a documentary filmmaker and writer, is the author of the book. Images are from libraries, museums, state and local archives, state agencies, churches, newspapers and Islanders' personal collections.