General history tours


Whatcom creek tour

Basic Bellingham history 101: Explore the birth-site of the town and the “noisy waters” of Whatcom Creek.  Visit two of the oldest buildings in town and learn the history of Old Town and Maritime Heritage Park.

holly street history

Explore the history of Bellingham’s main arterial downtown street.  Stories and snapshots of bygone days on the old main drag. 

south side stories

An introduction to historic Fairhaven, once its own little town with big aspirations. Hear about Fairhaven's wild-west glory days featuring lively characters such as “Dirty Dan” Harris.  

columbia-eldridge neighborhood

Stroll through one of Bellingham’s oldest neighborhoods and hear stories about pioneer families, Victorian houses, parks, schools, churches, stores, and more! 

sehome/state street

Learn about the little mining town of Sehome and the street formerly known as "Elk"