The History of Skinker-DeBaliviere
In 1973 three neighbors researched and
wrote the history of Skinker-DeBaliviere from
its earliest days up to that point. They
published it in booklet form for the benefit of
the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council.
In 2008, Jo Ann Vatcha picked up the story
from 1973 and it was published in celebration
of the neighborhood's 100th birthday as
"Celebrating Skinker-DeBaliviere, History and
A companion DVD containing interviews with
longtime residents is included with each book.
Copies are still available. Contact Jo Ann
Vatcha or Marj Weir using the email options on
the home page if you would like to obtain a
copy. Each copy is $42.
For more detail about the book we refer you to
the Centennial website. There is a link on our