Quality Inn Grand Suites Bellingham
100 E. Kellogg Rd.
Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: (360) 647-8000
Fax: (360) 647-8094
Touted as the oldest surviving house site in the Bellingham city of the U.S. State of Washington, the Pickett House occupies prime historical importance. The construction of the significant house dates back to 1856. It was a creation of the U.S. Confederate State Army's Captain George Pickett. A distinctive feature of the house remains that the site has undergone very few changes over the decades, thus retaining to its originality. The monumental site stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Bellingham Public Library in downtown Bellingham offers such materials and services as books, magazines, CDs, almanacs, directories, encyclopedias, indexes, magazines and newspapers on microfilm and microfiche, a genealogy collection donated by the Whatcom Genealogical Society, story hours and children's programs, Internet access, a reference desk, and outreach services.
Adjacent to the 1892 Old City Hall building, the Syre Education Center is housed in a building that was built in 1926, as the City of Bellingham's fire hall. The Syre Education Center features classroom space and permanent historical exhibits. Whatcom's photo archives can be found on the second floor.
The Depot Market Square is a multipurpose plaza and not just a market as the name would suggest. Several events are held in this plaza. The square can also be rented if you want to host an event.
Situated above Lake Whatcom, the two and a half acre Big Rock Garden Park features over 35 permanent works by international and local artists, including Mexican artist Sebastian and Canadian artist David Marshall. The annual International Sculpture Exhibit runs May through September and featured 10-20 selected pieces from a variety of accomplished sculptors.
A red brick building with white trimmings stands proudly in North Forest Street with a cross marking it as a church. Central Lutheran Church has regular services, to which all are welcome, and also have a preschool within their premises.
The Western Washington University is a place which specializes in business, economics, humanities and social sciences. The campus is beautiful with expanses of greenery and several programs are hosted wherein you could involve yourself.
Whatcom Falls Park encompasses quite a large space, most of which is full of woods and beautiful gardens. The Whatcom Creek flows through the park, meeting several trails and adding another element of enjoyment. The park also has a playground for kids and a fishing pond.
Located in the wooded areas of Bellingham, Washington, the Sehome Hill Arboretum is a park which is full of shady trees, forests and winding trails. There is also an observation tower from which you can see the surrounding woodlands.
Gamwell House is located at Bellingham, Washington. It was built in 1890 and designed by architects Longstaff & Black. It was built in the Late Victorian style of architecture and is an iconic landmark of this kind. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972.
Fairhaven Village Green Park is a lush green park with park benches, a lovely lawn, a stage for events and an outdoor movie screen where movies are often screened after dark. A drinking fountain and restrooms makes it more convenient to spend long amounts of time at the park.
Red brick pillars with a white sigh demarcate the location of Fairhaven Park. Aside from lush green lawns, shady trees and wooded trails, the park also has a basketball court, a barbecue grill, tennis courts, picnic tables and shelters and many other amenities.