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Unidentified man at sign for the site of the Territorial Court House in Bellingham, Washington (1308 E. Street)
Sign reads "Historical Landmark - Washington Territorial Court House, 1308 E Street, Bellingham, Washington - Washington State's oldest brick building built in 1858 with bricks made in Philadelphia and shipped around Cape Horn. Erected as a combination store, commission house, and bank during the Fraser River gold rush. Acquired as a Territorial court house and jail for Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, and the Island counties in 1863. Served as Whatcom county court house until 1891." and "Owner Carl L. Akers" Probably the man pictured is Akers. The court house itself is not visible in the photo.
Biery, Galen (collector)
1 black and white print
Galen Biery papers and photographs
Digital objects made available by the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.
Western Washington University
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
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