BELLINGHAM - "Traffic Jam on Bellingham Bay, Summer 1858," a public talk about the gold rush months that were critical for early pioneer settlements on the bay, will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.
Historian Janet Oakley will discuss the maritime traffic from San Francisco that flooded the bay with goods and men headed for the gold fields in British Columbia.
Her talk is part of a Whatcom Genealogical Society meeting in the Great Hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2117 Walnut Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
Reach DEAN KAHN at email@example.com or call 360-715-2291.