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

Pickett Bridge

 
 
Pickett Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L. Koenig, March 20, 2012
1. Pickett Bridge Marker
Inscription.  First built in 1857 as a Military Bridge by Captain George E. Pickett
 
Erected by Chief Whatcom Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 48° 45.32′ N, 122° 28.88′ W. Marker is in Bellingham, Washington, in Whatcom County. Marker is on DuPont Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood) (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington State's Oldest Brick Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Performance Theater in Bellingham (approx. ¼ mile away); Downtown was the hub of commercial activity (approx. ¼ mile away); Bellingham grew up along its streetcar lines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bellingham bloomed during its Tulip Festival in the 1920s
Pickett Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L. Koenig, March 28, 2012
2. Pickett Bridge Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Bellingham Public Market Had Everything Under One Roof! (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Great Water Fight (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellingham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2012, by Keith L. Koenig of Bellingham, Washington. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 27, 2012, by Keith L. Koenig of Bellingham, Washington.   2. submitted on April 5, 2012, by Keith L. Koenig of Bellingham, Washington. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022