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Bellingham is known as the city of subdued excitement, but it was not always this way. From its discovery by a British naval captain to its coal, lumber, and fish industries and to its riots and social movements, Bellingham has had quite a rich and sometimes controversial past. Starting out as four separate towns, it took the leadership of a few and the work of many to bring a community together and create one of Washington's secret masterpieces.
ISBN: 9781467132756
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Washington
Series: Images of America
Images: 181
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Cecil W. Jentges was born in the Portland, Oregon, area and traveled before finding and falling in love with Bellingham in 2004. Since then, Cecil has enjoyed rock climbing, kayaking, and many of the other pastimes that make Bellingham so unique. Cecil is also involved in the community as a business owner and as the president of the Historical Fairhaven Association (HFA), an organization dedicated to preserving its district and providing festivities to Bellingham as a whole.
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