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1889 WA Statehood History Exhibit

1889 WA Statehood History Exhibit
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Date: Jul 18, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: Included with admission
$10 general; $8 youth (6-17)/student/senior/military; $5 children 2-5; under 2 free. Location:
Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall 121 Prospect St. Bellingham, WA Contact:
Christina Claassen info@whatcommuseum.org (360) 778-8930 Event Categories:
Event Website:https://www.whatcommuseum.org/exhibition/1889-blazes-rails-and-the-year-of-statehood/
Event Details:

A year of big dreams, big burns, and big politics, 1889 captured a place in our history as a time of great prosperity and adversity. The face of Washington changed. Pioneers arrived, and townsfolk rebuilt from the rubble. Finally, on November 11, 1889, Washington rose as the 42nd state in the union. This exhibit from Legacy Washington introduces you to the people and events shaping the territory in the days leading up to statehood.