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Heritage Flight Museum Bellingham

June 21st, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a recent history-themed tour of Whatcom County, I visited the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham, home to a collection of vintage aircraft and a bounty of colourful airborne tales. The Heritage Flight Museum has been at the Bellingham International Airport since 2001 and is already bursting at its seams. It was founded in 1996 […]

Fairhaven Photowalk in Bellingham

June 20th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A train whistle blew in the distance as we walked out onto Fairhaven’s Village Green plaza with Chuck Robinson, Owner of Village Books. The historic district in Washington State’s Whatcom County is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a part of Bellingham, ever since it amalgamated with the town of New Whatcom […]

Britannia Mine Museum

September 13th, 2010 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Britannia Mine Museum is re-launching next weekend after a name change (from the BC Mining Museum), refreshed logo, and updated visitor experience on the grounds of the old Britannia Mine, about 10km south of Squamish. John and I were invited up for the day to check out the grounds, the new buildings, and go […]

Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company

September 7th, 2010 @ 6:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend John and I were guests of the inn at Howe Sound Brewing. It’s one of BC’s most awarded and decorated microbreweries and is tucked away at the end of Cleveland Street in Squamish. View Larger Map Upon arrival we settled into our room, which is one of 20 at the inn, and went […]

Day Tripping: Squamish

February 8th, 2010 @ 9:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been ages since I updated my Day Tripping series and thanks to our trek up to Squamish yesterday I can revive it with a worthy entry. Half way between Whistler and Vancouver lies the historic town of Squamish, BC. Known for its Sea to Sky proximity, windsurfing, The Chief, and its namesake the Squamish […]

The Farm House Natural Cheeses: Circle Farm Tour

May 3rd, 2009 @ 2:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Continuing the Circle Farm Tour series from my adventures last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region, our next stop was The Farm House Natural Cheeses. “The family farm is a great thing,” said owner Debra Boyes when we had our tasting. The farm hosts a retail shop so people can come and buy their cheese directly […]

Kilby Historic Site: Circle Farm Tour

May 1st, 2009 @ 8:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The next stop on the Circle Farm Tour for my group this week was the Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills [Google Map]. Kilby was a bustling whistle stop destination home to thousands at its peak where Mr Acton Kilby ran the general store (1906), post office, hotel, and most elements you’d find in a […]