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  home > news > centennial front > Monday, October 20, 2003 


CENTENNIAL
Try our centennial quiz

Now that you've read about Bellingham history, take this quiz to see how much you remember:

1) What two towns consolidated in 1903 to form Bellingham? [ show answer ]

2) What school was destroyed by fire on New Year's Eve 1935? [ show answer ]

3) What was the property under today's City Hall once used for? [ show answer ]

4) What useful building stone was quarried in the hills around Bellingham Bay? [ show answer ]

5) What building is now located where the giant Pacific American Fisheries cannery used to be? [ show answer ]

6) Why were fish traps outlawed? [ show answer ]

7) What was the first commercial venture on Bellingham Bay? [ show answer ]

8) What two hospitals operated in Bellingham until they joined in 1989? [ show answer ]

9) A radio station owner in Bellingham won an important court ruling in 1936. What was it about? [ show answer ]

10) What happened in 1960 that marked the beginning of a major change for downtown? [ show answer ]

11) What homemade product grew into a big business for Mae and William Pride? [ show answer ]

12) What famous person traveled to Bellingham to attend the baptism of her godson? [ show answer ]

13) What was White City? [ show answer ]

14) What movie was shown opening night, 1927, at Mount Baker Theatre? [ show answer ]

15) Why does industrialist Andrew Carnegie matter to book readers in Bellingham? [ show answer ]

16) What was Mary Davenport-Engberg's claim to musical fame? [ show answer ]

17) What important book did Lottie Roeder Roth write? [ show answer ]

18) In its early days, where was Whatcom Community College located? [ show answer ]

19) What Bellingham school is celebrating its centennial this year? [ show answer ]

20) What could downtown Bellingham boast of in 1949? [ show answer ]

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