Around Bellingham Seattle Vancouver Things To Do Places To Go People To See Movies log into calendar / register
Search by keyword or venue View Listings For A Day
    space Add Event


Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall


address  121 Prospect St.
 Bellingham, WA  98225
phone (360) 778-8930
general adm $10; $8 students, seniors and military with valid ID; $4.50 children under 5; free for members
www.whatcommuseum.org

Historical Society: Fairhaven Development History as an Indicator of the Local Economy, 1856, 1889, 1970, 1994, & 2016

Historical Society: Fairhaven Development History as an Indicator of the Local Economy, 1856, 1889, 1970, 1994, & 2016

Talks/Lectures
In a lovely corner of Bellingham Washington stands the former Town of Fairhaven. Its growth pattern over the last 164 years has been to grow with booms and fade with busts. But, why? Jackie Lynch will outline the history of at least six boom cycles in the Fairhaven area, and tie this history to changes to the State’s and the Nation’s economy. How much of Fairhaven’s appearance is based on the great tsunamis of history and the economy? And, what can we learn about these changes from Fairhaven’s buildings? This fast-moving presentation’s goal is to provide people interested in Fairhaven and local history with the greater stories told by wood, brick, and mortar. Jackie Lynch has been an urban planner for the City of Bellingham for 29 years and an amateur Anglo-Saxon historian for even longer. She is fascinated by the stories told by our built environment, and how we can influence this environment to support our overlapping natural and human worlds. Co-presented by the Whatcom County Historical Society.
History
Event Info: (360) 778-8930
Price: $5 suggested donation/members free
Event Website: whatcommuseum.org
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/9/19 at 7:30pm-9pm