​Charlie Chaplin look-alikes in front of the Liberty Theater on W. Holly Street in 1921 image

​Charlie Chaplin look-alikes in front of the Liberty Theater on W. Holly Street in 1921

Historic Tours

Self-Guided Tours

Downtown Bellingham

Experience the evolution of downtown Bellingham through historic photographs.

INTERACTIVE STORY MAP / AUDIO TOUR (INSTRUCTIONS) / BOOKLET

Old Sehome

Explore southern downtown Bellingham, originally settled in 1853 as the coal mining town of Sehome.

INTERACTIVE STORY MAP / AUDIO TOUR  (INSTRUCTIONS) / BOOKLET

Highway 99 (Pacific Highway 1)

Pacific Highway 1 stretched along the West Coast from Mexico to Canada. Explore the section of Highway 1/99 as it traveled through Bellingham and the remnants that still remain.

INTERACTIVE STORY MAP

 

NOTE: The Downtown and Old Sehome Historic Tours were financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, administered by the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) and the City of Bellingham. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or polices of the Department of the Interior, DAHP, or the City of Bellingham. Regulations of the U.S. Department of the Interior strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination in departmental Federally Assisted Programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or handicap. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility operated by a recipient of Federal assistance should write to: Director, Equal Opportunity Program, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20240

 

contacts

Katie Franks
Planning and Community Development
360.778.8388
kfranks@cob.org