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Bellingham in Whatcom County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Fairhaven Canning Company

 
 
Fairhaven Canning Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 9, 2019
1. Fairhaven Canning Company Marker
Inscription.  The Fairhaven Canning Company was built on pilings over the water at this site in 1897, became a PAF building.
 
Erected by Bellingham Railway Museum. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 48° 43.523′ N, 122° 30.429′ W. Marker is in Bellingham, Washington, in Whatcom County. Marker can be reached from 10th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellingham WA 98225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. It Takes A Community (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legacy of Byron Elmendorf (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairhaven (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Bellingham Bay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Inhabitants of the Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pacific American Fisheries (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairhaven Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Northwest Shipbuilding Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellingham.
 
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The marker is located on the South Bay Trail. From parking on 10th Street, it is simply a matter of walking out on the dock, and the marker is roughly where the trail and dock meet.
 
Also see . . .  Pacific American Fisheries (PAF) (Fairhaven History). (Submitted on October 11, 2019.)
 
Fairhaven Canning Company Marker - wide view, looking north image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 9, 2019
2. Fairhaven Canning Company Marker - wide view, looking north
The marker is visible here mounted to one of the pilings between the two benches.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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