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SOCIETY & EVENTS
Entertainers' trail through Bellingham
Country singing star Loretta Lynn learned how to can produce from Edna Brann of Custer, and won 17 blue ribbons at the Northwest Washington Fair. HERALD PHOTO


 

1888

Poet and author Ella Higginson moves to the town of Sehome with her husband, Russell.

1895

Mark Twain, author and humorist, stays at the Fairhaven Hotel.

1934

The Gumm Sisters perform at Mount Baker Theatre. In 1935, Frances Gumm changed her name to Judy Garland and signed her first contract with MGM.

1935

Clark Gable and Loretta Young film "Call of the Wild" at Mount Baker.

1958

Country performer Loretta Lynn debuts her singing career at Delta Grange hall.

1974

Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Dillard moves here, twice, to teach at Western Washington University. Her 1992 novel "The Living" provides a fictionalized account of pioneering days on Bellingham Bay.

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