Independent Historian

Judy Bentley is emeritus faculty from South Seattle College and an independent writer/historian. She has written two guidebooks to historic trails and urban history walks in Washington State, published by the University of Washington Press, as well as numerous young adult nonfiction books and biographies, including of Harriet Tubman, Thomas Garrett, William Still, and, with Lorraine McConaghy, of Charles Mitchell, a boy enslaved in Washington Territory. See