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Fri., Oct. 8, 2010, 3:14 p.m.

Dodd home added to National Historic Register

Sonora Smart Dodd is the founder of Father's Day.
Sonora Smart Dodd is the founder of Father's Day.

The 1913 Sonora Smart Dodd House has been added to the National Register of Historic Places and the dedication is set for Friday Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.
The Dodd House is located just off Perry Street at 603 S. Arthur and it has been carefully restored by its owners Jerry and Bev Numbers. Dodd was the founder of Father's Day 100 years ago and this summer there were several celebrations in her honor around town. Read more about Dodd here.
The last Spokane buildings to receive this designation were the Looff Carrousel in 1977, and the Hutton Building (9 South Washington Street) in 1983.
For more information call the historic preservation office at (509) 625-6543.




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Pia Hallenberg
Pia Hallenberg joined The Spokesman-Review in 2004. She is currently a reporter for the City Desk covering Spokane Valley city hall and community news. She also writes news features about people and events.

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