J.J. Donovan history exhibit opens to public July 28

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJuly 23, 2013 

J.J. Donovan

"Treasures From the Trunk: The Story of J.J. Donovan" opens with a reception for Whatcom Museum members and invited guests at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St.

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"Treasures From the Trunk: The Story of J.J. Donovan" opens with a reception for Whatcom Museum members and invited guests at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St.

The ongoing exhibit highlights the life of one of Bellingham's most remarkable citizens, who arrived in town in the late 1880s and was involved in many civic goings-on until his death in 1937.

Events during the exhibit's run include an "everybodyBIKE History Ride" of Bellingham landmarks named after Donovan, beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Fairhaven Village Green and arriving at 3 p.m. at Old City Hall in time to hear guest curator Brian Griffin talk about the exhibit. Riders receive special $8 admission to the museum.

Details: whatcommuseum.org, 360-778-8939.

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