Whatcom County Historical Society Program Season 2018-2019

All are at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St. Bellingham, Wash. Free to Whatcom Museum and Whatcom County Historical Society Members. Everyone welcome. Donations accepted.

Oct. 11, 2018
"Waterfront as Contested Space" reimagining the history of Bellingham Bay and North Puget Sound and how it is taught, presented by Anna Booker, WCC history instructor, and the "Bellingham Working Waterfront Project" and David Jepsen, co-author of Contested Boundaries: A New Pacific Northwest History.

Nov. 8, 2018
"The Salish Sea, a new name for our area. How did it happen?? by Bert Webber. a retired WWU professor with a particular interest in looking at estuaries as ecosystems. Webber was involved in naming the Salish Sea and contributes to environmental programming of WWU's Salish Sea Institute. Link to map of Salish Sea: http://staff.wwu.edu/stefan/salish_sea.shtml

Dec. 13, 2018
Annual "History Holiday" open mike sharing of local history research, stories, artifacts and more. Members and friends are welcome to join in. Holiday treats and a very brief annual business meeting.

Jan. 10, 2019
"A Home on the South Fork, An Early History of Acme-A Northwest Washington Community," by Margaret Hellyer.

Feb. 14, 2019
"Fairhaven Development History as an Indicator of the Local Economy, 1856, 1889, 1970, 1994, & 2016," by Jackie Lynch.

March 14, 2019
"Point Roberts Backstory: Tales, Trails, and Trivia of an American Enclave," by Mark Swenson.

April 11, 2019
"Local rock and roll bands of the 50s and 60s," by Wes Gannaway and Kent Holsather.