In 1888, the county's territorial courthouse was located on the tideflats of Bellingham Bay. Built in 1853 by T.G. Richards & Co. to be used as a warehouse, it is now the oldest brick building in Washington. Photo by William F. Boyd, courtesy Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Howard Buswell Collection.
In 1888, the county's territorial courthouse was located on the tideflats of Bellingham Bay. Built in 1853 by T.G. Richards & Co. to be used as a warehouse, it is now the oldest brick building in Washington. Photo by William F. Boyd, courtesy Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Howard Buswell Collection. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
In 1888, the county's territorial courthouse was located on the tideflats of Bellingham Bay. Built in 1853 by T.G. Richards & Co. to be used as a warehouse, it is now the oldest brick building in Washington. Photo by William F. Boyd, courtesy Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Howard Buswell Collection. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Test your knowledge with our state history quiz

November 24, 2014 12:01 AM

More Videos

  • First storm of October 2017 brings rain, wind

    The first blustery storm of the 2017-2018 rainy season brought about a quarter-inch of rain overnight to Bellingham, along with brisk winds and scattered small power outages.